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NCES 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 June 2008

Description: The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), in the U.S Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences (IES), will sponsor a 2 1/2-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.

For more information about NAAL and a list of available publications that can be downloaded or ordered, visit the survey website. See the links available below.

Registration for this seminar has closed.
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: June 25-27, 2008
Organization: National Center for Education Statistics
Contacts:   Contact Vukovic, Gordana from Synergy Enterprises, Inc. at (240) 485-1700