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Fostering A Literate U.S. Workforce: Perspectives Of Adult Educators In Human Resource Development, Merlissa C. Alfred Jun 2010

Fostering A Literate U.S. Workforce: Perspectives Of Adult Educators In Human Resource Development, Merlissa C. Alfred

Adult Education Research Conference

Organizations are faced with increasing demands for a highly literate and skilled workforce. Investments in basic literacy and skills training are required to effectively address these organizational needs. The purpose of this study was to investigate Human Resource Developmentā€™s role in investing in and developing the segment of the US workforce that lacks the basic literacy and skills needed to participate in the employment arena.