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ERIC Number: ED333164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Pages: 439
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-92-820-1060-0
Alpha 90. Current Research in Literacy.
Hautecoeur, Jean-Paul, Ed.
This publication contains 21 reports that explore and document literacy. Following an introduction (Jean-Paul Hautecoeur), the first part deals with literacy in North America. Reports are "Functional Illiteracy and the 'New Literacy'" (Jean-Pierre Velis); "Literacy Policy in Quebec: An Historical Overview" (Jean-Paul Hautecoeur); "Literacy and the Assimilation of Minorities: The Case of Francophones in Canada" (Serge Wagner); "Adult Illiteracy in the United States: Rhetoric, Recipes, and Reality" (Mike Fox, Catherine Baker); "Generous Supply, Flagging Demand: The Current Paradox of Literacy" (Jean-Paul Hautecoeur); and "Those Indians Are Trouble" (Noella McKenzie). The papers in the second part deal with Europe: "Toward a European Space for Adult Literacy and Basic "Education" (Pierre Freynet); "Linking Research and Practice--Ten Examples of Adult Literacy Research in Britain" (David Barton, Sally Murphy); "Understanding Everyday Literacy" (David Barton); "Is There an Illiterate Culture?" (Dominique Brunetiere et al.); "Women and Illiteracy" (Fie van Dijk); "The Adult Literacy Movement in Ireland" (Noel Dalton et al.); "Research Behind a Language Textbook for Adults in Basic Education" (Franca van Alebeek, Tineke Krol); "Illiterates and Literacy Training: The Federal Republic of Germany Has Its Share" (Helga Rubsamen, Gertrud Kamper); "Basic Skills Involved in Learning to Read and Write, or Two Literacy Teachers Take Research into Their Own Hands" (Gertrud Kamper, Helga Rubsamen); "Social Interactions and the Teaching of Reading and Writing in Underprivileged Areas" (Jacques Fijalkow); "The Role of Homework Schools in the Prevention of Illiteracy" (Veronique Marissal); "A Methodological Model for a Literacy Program Involving Adults and Preschool Children" (Anna Lorenzetto); "Methodology for Sociocultural Animation in Spain's Underprivileged Rural Areas" (Thomas Gonzalez, Florentino Fernandez); "Computers and Literacy: The LABO (Laboratoire d'apprentissage de base par ordinateur, or Computerized Basic Skills Lab) Project" (Jean-Louis Berterreix); and "Multimedia Open Instruction for Low-Level Target Groups" (Bernard Obled). (YLB)
Unesco Institute for Education, Feldbrunnenstrasse 58, W-2000 Hamburg 13, Federal Republic of Germany.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Quebec Dept. of Education, Quebec.; United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, Hamburg (West Germany). Inst. for Education.
Identifiers: Canada; Europe; United States