ERIC Number: ED333164
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Acculturation, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Case Studies, Computer Uses in Education, Economically Disadvantaged, Educational Methods, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Faculty Development, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Illiteracy, Interpersonal Relationship, Minority Groups, Models, Research Utilization, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Volunteers
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
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