[Technology 905] Announcement--NAAL Data Set Training

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Mariann Fedele MariannF at lacnyc.org
Mon Apr 2 13:09:01 EDT 2007


Using the National Assessment of Adult Literacy Data file and Tools For
Research, Secondary Analyses and Policy Development (NAAL Data Set
Training)



Description:



The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S.
Department of Education's Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will
sponsor a 3-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.



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: August 6-8, 2007



Organization: National Center for Education Statistics



More Information: NAAL Data Set Training Seminar Announcement
<http://nces.ed.gov/whatsnew/conferences/PDF/NAAL_Training__Announcement
.pdf


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Mariann Fedele

Associate Director,

NYC Regional Adult Education Network

Literacy Assistance Center

Moderator,
NIFL Technology and Literacy Discussion List
32 Broadway 10th Floor
New York, New York 10004
212-803-3325
mariannf at lacnyc.org
www.lacnyc.org



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