Abstract

This study examined the relationship between adults’ readiness to learn (RtL) and skill acquisition and use in the US sample of the PIAAC. RtL showed significant effects on each of the observed skill use outcomes. It was the strongest predictor of reading and writing skill use at home.

Keywords

PIAAC, readiness-to-learn, literacy skills, numeracy skills, technology skills

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May 19th, 9:45 PM

Adults’ Readiness to Learn and Skill Acquisition and Use: An Analysis of PIAAC

This study examined the relationship between adults’ readiness to learn (RtL) and skill acquisition and use in the US sample of the PIAAC. RtL showed significant effects on each of the observed skill use outcomes. It was the strongest predictor of reading and writing skill use at home.