[Assessment 1272] Announcement-NAAL Data Set Training Seminar

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Marie Cora marie.cora at hotspurpartners.com
Tue Feb 26 13:12:04 EST 2008


Colleagues: The following opportunity may be of interest to you.

Marie Cora
Assessment Discussion List Moderator

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Using the National Assessment of Adult Literacy Data file and Tools For
Research, Secondary Analyses and Policy Development

NAAL Data Set Training June 2008

Description:

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S
Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will
sponsor a 2 1/2-day advanced studies seminar on the use of the National
Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) data files and tools for research
and policy analyses. The 2003 NAAL measured the English literacy of
America's adults living in households and prisons. Results are reported
in terms of scale score averages on three literacy scales: prose,
document, and quantitative, as well as literacy levels that are
described as Below Basic, Basic, Intermediate, and Proficient.

For more information about NAAL and a list of available publications
that can be downloaded or ordered, visit the survey website. See the
links available below.

Type:

Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance

Audience:

This seminar is open to institutional researchers and planners,
education practitioners, policymakers, and association members, as well
as faculty and advanced graduate students from colleges and universities
nationwide.

Location:

Academy for Educational Development (AED)
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009-5721
(202) 884-8583

Dates:

June 25-27, 2008

Organization:

National Center for Education Statistics

More Information:

Register for this conference
<http://ies.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/Register.aspx?id=314>

NAAL Data Set Training Seminar Announcement
<http://nces.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/PDF/NAAL2008trainingannouncemen
t.pdf>


<http://nces.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/PDF/NAAL2008trainingannouncemen
t.pdf> ( 267KB )

For further information about NAAL, visit the study website
<http://nces.ed.gov/NAAL>


For help viewing PDF files, please click here
<http://ies.ed.gov/help/techissues.asp#pdf> .

Contacts:
Vukovic, Gordana <mailto:gvukovic at sei2003.com> from Synergy
Enterprises, Inc. at (240) 485-1700

Sponsors:
National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) <http://nces.ed.gov/>