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Tracking Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills

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Introduction: The Need for Longitudinal Studies in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Education Stephen Reder and John Bynner Part I: Literacy and Numeracy Development 1. Insights into Basic Skills from a UK Longitudinal Study John Bynner and Samantha Parsons 2. The Development of Literacy and Numeracy in Adult Life Stephen Reder 3. Longitudinal Research Related to Adult Literacy and Education T. Scott Murray Part II: Student, Teacher and Classroom Studies 4. Developing Learners' Reading Skills in Adult Basic Education Programs Judith Alamprese 5. "What Works" for Adult Students of English as a Second Language Larry Condelli, Heide Spruck Wrigley and Kwang S. Yoon 6. Student Persistence in Adult Literacy and Numeracy Programs John Comings 7. Teacher Attitudes Towards the "Skills for Life" National Strategy for Improving Adult Literacy and Numeracy Skills Olga Cara and Jennifer H. Litster 8. The Impact of the "Skills for Life" Learning Infrastructure on Learners: A Summary of Methods and Findings John Vorhaus, Ursula Howard, Greg Brooks, Ann Marie Bathmaker and Yvon Appleby Part III: The Impact of Policy and Programs 9. Outcomes for Basic Skills Learners: A Four-year Longitudinal Study Hillary Metcalf & Pamela Meadows 10. Enhancing "Skills for Life": Workplace Learning and Adult Basic Skills Karen Evans, Edmond Waite and Lul Admasachew 11. Improving the Literacy and Numeracy of Young Offenders Jane Hurry, Laura Brazier and Anita Wilson Part IV: Social and Economic Outcomes in Context 12. Using a Longitudinal Approach with State Administrative Records to Evaluate Adult Education Programs in the United States Stephen Rose 13. The Tennessee Longitudinal Study of Adult Literacy Program Participants Mary Beth Bingman 14. Outcomes of Literacy Improvement: A Longitudinal View Barbara McDonald and Patricia Scollay 15. `The more you learn the better you feel': Research into Literacies, Learning and Identity in Scotland Kathy Maclachlan, Lyn Tett, and Stuart Hall 16. Adults' Lives and Learning in Different Contexts: A View Over Time Yvon Appleby and David Barton

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Stephen Reder is University Professor and Chair of the Department of Applied Linguistics. He is author of "Literacy in America", co-editor of "Learning Disabilities, Literacy and Adult Education" and numerous articles and chapters. He serves on boards and advisory groups of numerous public agencies and organizations in the fields of adult literacy, second language acquisition and adult education. John Bynner is Emeritus Professor of Social Sciences in Education at the London Institute of Education. Until retirement in 2003 he was Director of the Bedford Group for Life Course and Statistical Studies, the Centre for Longitudinal Studies and founder Director of the National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy & Numeracy.

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