ERIC Number: ED333117
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Literacy Perspectives.
Taylor, Maurice C., Ed.; Draper, James A., Ed.
This book, intended to serve as a professional reference work, proposes to define the field of Adult Basic Education in its evolution, its contribution to professional education, and the principal problems and issues. The volume contains the following treatises: "Definitions and Evolution of the Concepts" (Thomas); "Selected Chronology of Literacy Events" (Draper); "Language of Experience and the Literacy of Power" (Darville); "Federal Legislation and Adult Basic Education in Canada" (Thomas et al.); "Literacy--'Autonomous v. Ideological' Model" (Street); "Historical View of Literacy" (Draper); "Case of the Franco-Ontarian Illiterate" (Roy-Poirier); "Adult Basic Education Programs in Canada" (Anderson); "Conscious Romantics" (Martin); "Implications of Technological Change for Adult Education" (Jean); "Community-Based Literacy Programming" (Gaber-Katz, Watson); "Generous Supply, Barred Demand" (Hautecoeur); "Creating Curriculum" (McBeth); "Approaches to Reading Instruction for Adult Beginning Readers" (Askov); "Computer Assisted Instruction" (Wiener); "Life Skills" (Conger, Cameron); "Role of Literacy in Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language" (Burnaby, Bell); "Literacy for Participation" (Brown); "Rubic Cube" (Lafleur); "Tests for Adult Basic Education and Adult Literacy" (Jones); "Assessment of the Basic Dimensions and the Concept of Instrument Readability" (Taylor); "Field Study of Community Literacy Methodological Questions" (Wagner); "Applying Naturalist Evaluation in Basic Education" (Fellenz); "Remedial Reading Procedures for Adult Learners" (Singh, Singh); "Adult Disabled Reader" (Thistlethwaite); "Remediation in Mathematics" (Chapline, Newman); "Remediation in Adult Education Using an Individualized Microcomputer Program" (Vacc); "Remedial Learning" (Lohnes); "Student Concepts of Literacy Learning" (O'Brien); "Teaching Styles and the Adult Basic Educator" (Conti); "Voluntarism in Community Based Literacy" (Moore; Westell); "Basic Job Retraining and Paid Educational Leave" (Burton); "Learning through Research" (Draper); "Reflections on Literacy and the Universal Learning Process" (Barer-Stein); "From the Learners' Voice" (Horsman); "Women and Literacy" (MacKeracher); "Economics of Adult Basic Education" (Rubenson); "Administration of Adult Basic Education Programs" (Rachlis); "Adult Basic Education in the Prisons" (Isabelle); "Literacy and Illiteracy in the Workplace" (Chang); "Issues, Trends and Implications in Adult Basic Education" (Pearpoint); "Adult Basic Education and Community Development" (Shuttleworth); "Adult Literacy in the Development of Nations" (Bhola); "International Communication and National Development" (Draper); "International Sharing" (Clarke); "Final Eradication of Illiteracy" (Belanger); and "Youth's Participation in Literacy Work" (Gillette). (NLA)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adults, Community Development, Correctional Institutions, Economic Development, Economic Factors, Foreign Countries, International Education, Planning, Professional Development, Program Development, Program Evaluation, Remedial Instruction, Student Evaluation, Training, Womens Education, Workplace Literacy
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Publication Type: Books; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).
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Identifiers: Canada; United Kingdom