Adult Literacy Education Research Journal

The International Journal of Literacy, Language, and Numeracy

Adult Literacy Education is our online, peer reviewed, themed research journal.

Published three times a year by ProLiteracy in partnership with Rutgers University, ALE informs practitioners, researchers, policy makers, and funders about best practices in adult literacy, numeracy, and English language education in publicly funded, community and volunteer-based programs in a wide range of contexts.

The journal’s mission is to publish research on adult basic and secondary education and transitions to college and career programs. Each issue includes research articles as well as timely content such as resource reviews, opinion pieces, and debates and discussions.

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Call for Articles

We invite authors to submit articles or research for future issues.

Submissions should be in Times Roman 12 point font, double-spaced with one-inch margins, and formatted in APA 6th edition style. For full details, see the author guidelines.

Special Issue

Health Literacy and Adult Education – Responding to New Health Care Realities

The editors of Adult Literacy Education are seeking submissions for a special issue that will publish in June 2025. The issue will explore research, policy, and practice concerning health literacy and adult education.

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