Who Volunteers to Provide Reading Instruction for Adults and What Do They Know?

Publication Year:
2009
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Repository URL:
https://newprairiepress.org/aerc/2009/papers/71
Author(s):
Ziegler, Mary; McCallum, Steve; Bell, Sherry Mee
Tags:
Adult and Continuing Education Administration; Education
article description
Volunteer instructors make a substantial contribution to adult literacy, yet little research has been conducted to better understand not only who the volunteers are but what they know about reading instruction. This study describes a national sample of 124 volunteer instructors and their knowledge of providing reading instruction for adults.