The role of postsecondary Education Institutions in the U.S. Department of Education's adult literacy initiative
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• working with postsecondary education institutions to develop demonstration programs utilizing college work-study students in adult literacy programs;
• promoting college student involvement through literacy tutoring experiences in college courses and through student volunteerism.
The authors believe that there should be much greater participation in the initiative by postsecondary education institutions, and they propose that more extensive participation can be attained through the institutions' performance of their usual functions of teaching, service, and research.
KeywordsCollege Student Adult Population Cross Cultural Psychology Adult Literacy Literacy Program
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- “U.S. Department of Education Fact Sheet on Nationwide Functional Literacy Initiative” (undated).Google Scholar