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IES Conferences, Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Using the National Assessment of Adult Literacy Data file and Tools For Research, Secondary Analyses and Policy Development (NAAL Data Set Training)

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will sponsor a 3-day advanced studies seminar on the use of the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NAAL) data files and tools for research and policy analyses. The 2003 NAAL measured the English literacy of America's adults living in households and prisons. Results are reported in terms of scale score averages on three literacy scales: prose, document, and quantitative, as well as literacy levels that are described as Below Basic, Basic, Intermediate, and Proficient.
Type: Workshop/Training & Technical Assistance
Audience: This seminar is open to institutional researchers and planners, education practitioners, policymakers, and association members, as well as faculty and advanced graduate students from colleges and universities nationwide.
Location: Academy for Educational Development (AED)
1825 Connecticut Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20009-5721
(202) 884-8583
Dates: August 6-8, 2007
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts:   Contact Sikali, Emmanuel from NCES