NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
ERIC Number: ED018711
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1964
Pages: 61
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: N/A
RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE WORK CONFERENCE ON LITERACY HELD FOR THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT, UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF STATE, (AIRLIE HOUSE, WARRENTON, VIRGINIA, MAY 23-28, 1964). FINAL REPORT.
HAYES, ALFRED S.
THIS CONFERENCE REPORT BEGINS BY POINTING OUT THE COMPLEX RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE SPREAD OF LITERACY AND THE INTERESTS AND ASPIRATIONS OF NATIONS AND INDIVIDUALS IN ORDER TO PROVIDE SOME GUIDANCE IN THE INITIAL ALLOCATION OF FUNDS AND PERSONNEL FOR NATIONAL LITERACY PROGRAMS. A NEED IS SEEN FOR IMPROVED INTERDISCIPLINARY UNDERSTANDING, CLOSER APPLICATION OF RESEARCH, LONG RANGE PLANNING OF EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES, A LITERACY RESEARCH MODEL BASED ON LEARNERS IN ACTION, STUDIES IN DESCRIPTIVE LINGUISTICS (INCLUDING DIALECTS AND ORTHOGRAPHIES), RESEARCH IN ALL PHASES OF EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY, DOCUMENTARY AND FIELD STUDIES IN SOCIOECONOMIC RESEARCH, AND OTHER RESEARCH ACTIVITIES. GUIDELINES FOR THE AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT ARE ALSO SET FORTH ON THE MEANING AND THE MEASUREMENT OF LITERACY, ESSENTIAL LINGUISTIC AND PEDAGOGICAL CONSIDERATIONS, TECHNIQUES FOR MAINTAINING BASIC LITERACY SKILLS, RELATIONSHIPS BETWEEN THE AIMS AND OPERATIONS OF ADULT LITERACY PROGRAMS AND SCHOOL SYSTEMS, THE ROLE OF LITERACY IN COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT, TEACHER SELECTION AND TRAINING, SUPPORTIVE SERVICES, PROGRAM EVALUATION, EDUCATIONAL METHODS, MANPOWER NEEDS AND QUALIFICATIONS, AND PROBLEM AREAS AND DESIRED STAGES IN LARGE SCALELITERACY PROGRAMS. (LY)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: N/A
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Center for Applied Linguistics, Washington, DC. ERIC Clearinghouse for Languages and Linguistics.
Identifiers: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT