Patterson, M.B., & Mellard, D. (2007). Program characteristics that predict improved learner outcomes. Adult Basic Education & Literacy Journal, 1(2), 83-92.
Topic: Adult Literacy
Summary: A statistical analysis of data across four years in a single state identifies adult education program characteristics that predict improved learner outcomes. Data indicate that several predictors, including size of community, staff qualifications, learner entry level, etc., contribute to our understanding of learner outcomes.