(2009) Learning through life: a study of older people with literacy difficulties in Ireland

in Qualitative
National Adult Literacy Agency (Ireland)

This research report investigates the attitudes, experiences, and views of older people who have literacy difficulties. The research examines the rationales and processes which older people use in their daily lives in relation to literacy difficulties, their coping strategies and any barriers to learning which they identify.


Dublin: National Adult Literacy Agency, 2009, 106pp. ISBN 978-1-907171-05-5


http://www.rug.ie/sites/default/files/publications/Learning%20through%20life%20-%20a%20study%20of%20older%20people%20with%20literacy%20difficulties%20in%20Ireland_1.pdf

Keywords

Literacy, attitudes, experiences, rationales. coping strategies, barriers to learning