ERIC Number: ED045268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1969-Nov-4
Reference Count: 0
Toward a Joint Attack on Functional Illiteracy.
Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville.
Attending this 1969 conference on adult basic education were representatives from not only the Ozarks and Appalachian regions but also areas ranging from southern New York State to Mississippi and Louisiana, west to Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and California, and as far north as Illinois. Governor Winthrop Rockefeller spoke on "The Challenges of Adult Basic Education." Also included in the agenda were "The Need for Adult Basic Education" by David A. Sands; the remarks by William F. Gaul, which noted that the people of this nation are beginning to accept our joint responsibility for the plight of Americans who need education to alleviate illiteracy and obtain jobs; "Comprehension Development in Adult Basic Education" by Nicholas J. Silvaroli; and "The Appalachian Experience" by Ann Hayes, who discussed the functions of the Appalachian Adult Basic Education Demonstration Center. (AN)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Arkansas Univ., Fayetteville.
Note: Proceedings of the Ozark-Appalachia Conference (Hot Springs, Arkansas, November 3-4, 1969)