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Cognitive Research Applied to Literacy Training

  • Thomas G. Sticht
Part of the Nato Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 5)

Abstract

The military services provide job skills training for millions of adults annually. This task is complicated by the wide range of cognitive capabilities that characterize the enlisted populations of the military services of most nations. For instance, it has been found in the United States that some people who enter the Army may require four times the amount of learning time as others to learn some job skill or knowledge (Fox, Taylor, & Caylor, 1969).

Keywords

Literacy Skill Poor Reader Literacy Program Reading Program Cognitive Research 
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Reference Note

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    Sticht, T. G. Comprehending reading at work. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Carnegie Symposium on Cognition, Carnegie-Mellon University, May 1976.Google Scholar

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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Thomas G. Sticht
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute of EducationSingapore

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