Research and the Field of Adult Literacy Education

Summer 2022


General Adult Education Field

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Author(s): Carmine Stewart Seeds of Literacy

This paper discusses the challenges faced by instructors in incorporating research into their instructional practices in adult literacy education. It emphasizes the importance of using research to support the education of millions of U.S. adults who lack the skills to obtain and maintain family-sustaining work opportunities.

The paper specifically documents how Seeds of Literacy, an adult literacy program in Cleveland, Ohio, uses education research to support its work. The paper concludes by highlighting the need for more support and opportunities for instructors to incorporate research-based practices into their teaching.

ALE Journal Volume 4, Issue 2

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