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U.S. Department of Education links

Office of Career, Technical, and Adult Education (OCTAE)

National Assessment of Adult Literacy

Literacy Information and Communications System (LINCS) links

Learning to Achieve: A Professional’s Guide to Educating Adults with Learning Disabilities (2010)

Partnering with Employers to Promote Job Advancement for Low-Skilled Individuals (2010)

Adult English Language Learners with Limited Literacy (2010)

Investigating the Language and Literacy Skills Required for Independent Online Learning (2008)

Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers (2005)

Teaching Adults to Read (2005) (pdf) (html)

Research-Based Principles for Adult Basic Education Reading Instruction (2002) (pdf) (html)

Assessment Strategies and Reading Profiles

Web Cast: From Assessment to Practice: Research-Based Approaches to Teaching Reading to Adults (part 1) (part 2)

Other Links

Adult Reading Components Study (2003) (pdf)

College and career readiness standards for adult education (2013)

Improving adult literacy instruction: Options for research and practice (2012)

Improving adult literacy instruction: Supporting learning and motivation (2012)

Improving adult literacy instruction: Developing reading and writing (2012)