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Improving adult literacy outcomes : lessons from cognitive research for developing countries

Author: Helen Abadzi
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2003.
Series: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
Edition/Format:   Print book : International government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Teaching basic reading skills to one billion adult illiterates in the world is challenging. Adult literacy programs in developing countries often have low efficiency and may make relatively few participants literate. Efforts to improve outcomes have focused on institutional development, adult education philosophy, textbooks, motivation, and social issues. Little attention has been paid to the cognitive mechanisms  Read more...
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Abadzi, Helen, 1951-
Improving adult literacy outcomes.
Washington, D.C. : World Bank, ©2003
(OCoLC)606958140
Material Type: Government publication, International government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Helen Abadzi
ISBN: 0821354930 9780821354933
OCLC Number: 52134649
Description: ix, 111 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Functional literacy --
Developing countries.
Series Title: Directions in development (Washington, D.C.)
Responsibility: Helen Abadzi.

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This book summarizes pertinent research using layman terms and attempts to apply it to the acquisition of adult literacy, presenting issues and ideas on designing adult literacy programs that support  Read more...

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