26th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (San Francisco, CA, USA - May 22-25, 2014)


More Than Reading: College Students' Perceptions of Different Types of Literacies

Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII- 030
Saturday, May 24, 2014, 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
APS Exhibit Hall-Grand Ballroom

Ngoc H. Bui
University of La Verne

College students (N = 146) were asked to rank the importance of four literacy types (prose, document, quantitative, and health) and rate their abilities in each. Despite ranking quantitative literacy the highest in importance, perceived abilities in this type was the lowest. Implications and suggestions for future research were discussed.

Subject Area: Social
Keywords: Education

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