Adults with Basic and Below Basic Literacy Levels: Findings from the NAAL and Implications for Practice
This August 2006 webcast disseminates findings from the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) 2003. The panelists discuss the NAAL definitions of prose, document, and quantitative literacy, as well as the performance levels used in the study. This webinar specifically focuses on the characteristics of adults who scored at the Basic and Below Basic literacy levels and addresses the impact of the study findings on adult education programs. Panelists discuss components of basic skills acquisition, as well as implications for workforce programs.