Adult numeracy: a review of research

Carpentieri, J.D.; Lister, Jenny and Frumkin, Lara (2009). Adult numeracy: a review of research. National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy, London.


This report provides an overview of existing research on adult numeracy, with a strong focus on the United Kingdom but also including other countries. The emphasis is on poor numeracy: its antecedents and effects, teaching and learning to overcome it, and the potential use of ICT and mobile technologies in that pursuit.

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