Accession Number:

ADA030400

Title:

Experimental Literacy Assessment Battery (LAB).

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Nov 74-1 May 76,

Corporate Author:

HUMAN RESOURCES RESEARCH ORGANIZATION ALEXANDRIA VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1976-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

165.0

Abstract:

This report describes the development of a Literacy Assessment Battery LAB for determining the relative efficiency with which adults can comprehend language by reading or listening called auding in the LAB. Development of the LAB included the tryout with adults of two auding and reading tests designed for children experimental studies of a decoding task involving simultaneous auding and reading a calibration study to develop auding and reading passages of comparable difficulty and a small-scale study to demonstrate how the experimental LAB might be normed and interpreted to make it an operational instrument. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE