Resource Materials for the
Principles of Adult Learning Scale (PALS)
The following PDF files have been loaded onto conti-creations.com to
facilitate researchers and practitioners using the Principles of Adult Learning
Scale (PALS). You may download them and use them as you see fit.---Gary J. Conti
Adult_Literacy_Article_on_PALS_rotated.pdf--Article on the development of
PALS with full information on its validity and reliability.
sheet for use with PALS.
Articles_with_PALS_Abstract_only.pdf--Abstracts of some articles that reference
Byrd_Dissertation.pdf--See pages 90-99
for summary that categorizes PALS research over the years.
with items for each factor of PALS.
Foster_Dissertation.pdf--Example of an
excellent dissertation using PALS with example of how to write PALS findings.
Author: Vickie Foster.
Foster_Example_of_Describing_Profile.pdf--Section of Vickie Foster's
dissertation providing example of how to write PALS findings.
chapter with permission to use PALS stated on page 91.
91 of book chapter granting permission to use PALS.
PALS.pdf--Copy of Principles of Adult Learning Scale
of several dissertations that used PALS.
PALS_Table_Format.htm--PALS formatted in
FrontPage for use on internet.
PALS_Trainees.pdf--PALS modified for training
setting by substituting "trainer" and "trainee" for "I" and "students". [Note:
If you use this version in research, be sure to run a Cronbach's Alpha on your
data so that you can report that the word modifications did not alter the
internal stability of PALS in your study.]
PALS-Articles_Packet.pdf--Large file with
many hard-to-obtain articles and papers related to PALS.
program for scoring and coding PALS and its factors.