Kapsalis, Constantine (2000): Literacy Profile of Ontario’s Youth. Published in: Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (February 2000)
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This study develops a literacy profile of Ontario's youth (ages 17 to 25) using data from the International Adult Literacy Survey. The analysis concentrates on Canadian-born youth only. Because of sample limitations, it was not possible to explore the literacy skills of foreign-born youth. IALS classifies respondents into 5 levels of literacy, across 3 literacy domains: document, prose, and quantitative literacy. Most researchers consider level 3 as the minimum necessary literacy level. Individuals scoring at the lowest two levels may be expected to face significant literacy barriers at the workplace and in everyday life.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||Literacy Profile of Ontario’s Youth|
|Subjects:||J - Labor and Demographic Economics > J1 - Demographic Economics > J13 - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
I - Health, Education, and Welfare > I2 - Education and Research Insititutions > I21 - Analysis of Education
|Depositing User:||Constantine Kapsalis|
|Date Deposited:||26. Oct 2010 20:26|
|Last Modified:||19. Feb 2013 12:52|
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