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November 8 - TEDx Peachtree
Check out Daphne Greenberg (CSAL's lead principal investigator) presenting her TEDx Peachtree talk on adult literacy:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oGad2PKUhbE
This talk can be shared with others per the Creative Commons rules.

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November 1 - United States Conference on Adult Literacy
Hyatt Regency, Washington, DC
The Center for the Study of Adult Literacy, Share-and-Connect session (30 minutes)

Date: Friday, November 1st, 2013
Time: 5:30 PM – 6:00 PM
Room: Capitol A

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October 4 - Measuring the Literacy Competencies of the United States and 23 Other Countries
Georgia State University - College of Education, 30 Pryor Street, Atlanta, GA

Date: Friday, October 4th, 2013
Time: 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM
Room: Room 1030

Flier (PDF)

On October 4, 2013, Jaleh Behroozi Soroui made a presentation on the Program for the International Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). This survey provides a comparison of the adult workforce (ages 16–65) in 24 countries and regions in the areas of literacy, reading components (for assessing low literacy levels), numeracy, and problem-solving in technology rich environments. Read more...

Media: Video of the recorded presentation (streamed via YouTube) | PDF for the slideshow only

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October 4 - Georgia's 2013 Adult Education Conference
Grand Hyatt Atlanta - Buckhead, Atlanta, GA

Date: Friday, October 4th, 2013
Time: 8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Room: TBD

Media: PDF for the slideshow

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March 27 - 2013 Commission on Adult Basic Education (COABE) Louisiana Association for Public, Community and Adult Education (LAPCAE) Conference
Dr. Daphne Greenberg gave a presentation entitled "Introduction to the Center for the Study of Adult Literacy (CSAL)."

Media: PDF for the slideshow only

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March 7 - Webinar Event: Introduction to the Center for the Study of Adult Literacy
On March 7th, 2013 American Institutes for Research (AIR) hosted a webinar for CSAL researchers to introduce the Center. The Principal Investigators of the Center discussed the activities, goals and timeline for the project. They shared information about their assessment battery, and discussed their approach toward developing and piloting a reading intervention for ABE Learners. More information is contained on this webinar announcement (right click to save).

Media: Video of the recorded Webinar (streamed via YouTube) | PDF for the slideshow only