A Quick Guide to Community Literacy Needs Assessments (N.D.)

The author begins by explaining that a community literacy needs assessment is a planning tool that measures the gap between present and desired capacity. Gathering this information is the first step in developing a strong program.

The author offers advice on identifying potential project partners in the community; developing a needs assessment strategy; and deciding how best to collect the information required.

The author notes that a needs assessment is a snapshot of a community at a particular time and communities are constantly in a state of change, so it is important to realize that the process will have to be repeated periodically.

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Connie Jones. A Quick Guide to Community Literacy Needs Assessments (N.D.) . Web. 29 Nov. 2021 <http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/sln/lit_needs_assessments/lit_needs_assessments.pdf>
Connie Jones (). A Quick Guide to Community Literacy Needs Assessments (N.D.). Retrieved November 29, 2021, from http://en.copian.ca/library/learning/sln/lit_needs_assessments/lit_needs_assessments.pdf
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