Family Literacy in Iowa Community Colleges, Final Report, 2006

(2006) Family Literacy in Iowa Community Colleges, Final Report, 2006. Education, Department of


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In November 2004 Frankie Santos Laanan, Associate Professor of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies at Iowa State University (ISU), and his research team, received funding for a sponsored research project from the Iowa Department of Education (DE), Division of Community Colleges and Workforce Preparation. The title of the project is "Family Literacy in Iowa Community Colleges." The contract award was $170,000 and the funding for the contract came from an incentive grant awarded jointly to the Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) and the DE. The term of the contract was between November 1, 2004 and June 30, 2006. The primary objectives of the contract were: • Objective 1: To develop, direct and coordinate a statewide Family Literacy and Career information model for Iowa Community Colleges. • Objective 2: To collaborate with the National Center for Family Literacy to create and deliver staff development activities of the Iowa Family Literacy Model. • Objective 3: To develop the research design and methodology to measure the impact of the Iowa Family Literacy Model during the funding period.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Family Literacy, Learning, Department of Education, Iowa State University
Subjects: Education
Education > Education programs
Education > Higher education > Community and technical colleges
Education > Literacy
ID Code: 47551
Deposited By: Margaret Barr
Deposited On: 30 Jan 2024 18:06
Last Modified: 30 Jan 2024 18:06