ERIC Number: ED327692
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
ALBSU: Adult Literacy & Basic Skills Unit Newsletter. Nos. 36-39.
ALBSU: Adult Literacy & Basic Skills Unit, n36-39 Win-Aut 1990
The four 1990 issues of the Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU) Newsletter are gathered in this packet. The newsletters are published quarterly by the ALBSU for persons teaching in adult literacy, English as a Second Language, and basic skils programs; for persons responsible for funding and organizing such programs; and for those who are generally interested in these areas. The following articles are found in the Winter 1990 edition: "The Shape of Things to Come?"; "Link into Learning"; "The Literacy Gap"; "The Problems of the Long-Term Student"; and "Initial Assessment in Employment Training." The Spring edition contains these articles: "'Stanley and Iris'--Hollywood Discovers Literacy"; "Numeracy in the Basic Skills Accreditation Initiative"; "Genre and Process";"Basic Education Support in an FE (Further Education) Setting"; and "Kenneth Brooksbank." The Summer edition contains the following: "Setting the Agenda in the 1990s"; "Learning to Learn in Adult Basic Education"; "Literacy in Bhopal"; "Training and Enterprise Councils and Adult Basic Education"; and "English for Speakers of Other Languages: Mixed Ability Groups." In the Autumn issue are these articles: "Expanding Provision--Improving Practice"; "Assessing Bilingual Adults for Training"; "Reading Aloud--or Not?"; "The Inprint Initiative"; and "ILY (International Literacy Year) in Xiamen." All four issues also contain book reviews and short news items. (KC)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
Identifiers: England; Numeracy