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Summer Adult Literacy Course OPEN!

Register NOW for SUMMER 2020

ADTED 457:  Adult Literacy

Part of the Penn State Family Literacy Certificate!

Adult Literacy (ADTED 457), offered through Penn State’s World Campus, provides an overview of adult literacy issues, research, theories, and instructional practices. Additionally, the course ties these components to the field of family literacy and explores how they pertain to adult learners’ roles as parents, workers, and community members.  This course is an excellent fit for those interested in the field of adult education as it relates to the topics of adult learner persistence; health literacy; skills of reading, writing, and numeracy; English as a second language; adult learning theories; economic policy changes; and social and political (in)equities.

This course is part of the 12-credit online Family Literacy CertificateScholarships available.

For more information about the certificate and scholarship, contact Beth McLean at or 717-432-3498.

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