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Direct versus Proxy Measures of Adult Functional Literacy : A Preliminary Reexamination

  title={Direct versus Proxy Measures of Adult Functional Literacy : A Preliminary Reexamination},
  • Published 2007
Most industrialized nations of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) have entered a new economic era characterized by new industries, new forms of production and competition, and a much higher premium on skills. Those with low levels of literacy and basic workplace skills find it increasingly difficult to obtain or retain employment. Conceptions and measurements of literacy have evolved over time to arrive at a modern concept of functional literacy that links… Expand
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