ERIC Number: ED335968
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Literacy in America.
Graubard, Stephen R., Ed.
Daedalus, v119 n2 Spr 1990
This collection of essays addresses issues related to basic literacy and mathematical competence in the United States. Articles include the following: "The Roots of Literacy" (David Hawkins); "Historical Perspectives on Literacy and Schooling" (Daniel P. Resnick); "Reconciling the Literacies of Generations" (William Damon); "Damaged Literacy: Illiteracies and American Democracy" (Leon Botstein); "The Difficulties of School: Probable Causes, Probable Cures" (Howard Gardner); "Literacy and Intrinsic Motivation" (Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi); "Minority Status and Literacy in Comparative Perspective" (John U. Ogbu); "Literacy in School and Out" (Lauren B. Resnick); "Improving the Education of Reading Teachers" (Richard C. Anderson, Bonnie B. Armbruster, Mary Roe); "Numeracy" (Lynn Arthur Steen); "Literacy and Numeracy: Two Ways of Knowing" (Benson R. Snyder); and "Doing Badly and Feeling Confused" (Stephen R. Graubard). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Democratic Values, Educational Improvement, Elementary Secondary Education, Illiteracy, Learning Motivation, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, Minority Groups, Reading Instruction, School Effectiveness, Self Esteem, Teacher Education
Daedalus, Business Office, P.O. Box 515, Canton, MA 02021 ($6.95 prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, MA.