Ideas offered for adult literacy programs

October 1993
Reading Today;Oct/Nov93, Vol. 11 Issue 2, p21
Announces the availability of Project Lifelong Learning's video and print materials that identify key strategies for helping adults develop their literacy and learning skills. Pennsylvania State University's Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy's government-funded effort; Contents of materials; Availability of `Research Background for Project Lifelong Learning: Five Strategies for Achieving National Education Goal 5' monograph; Contact information.


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