ERIC Number: ED338114
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Notes on Literacy. Numbers 57-60, 1989.
Notes on Literacy, n57-60 1989
This document consists of all four 1989 issues of "Notes on Literacy", an occasional paper series published by the Summer Institute of Linguistics, Inc. as a means of "sharing information of a practical and theoretical nature with the literacy workers of each branch." Articles and authors in Number 57 are: "Orthography Decisions"; "Orthography Matters"; "Linguistic Context and Literacy Materials Development"; "Using Insights from the Naive Literate as a Tool in the Linguist's Bag"; "Changing the Northern Khmer Orthography"; and notes on International Literacy Year (ILY) and a regional seminar on training literacy consultants. Number 58 contains: "Reading Clubs, Reading Circles (Study Circles) and Libraries"; "Reading Clubs"; "The Rural Library System in Cajamarca"; "A Book Is to Read and to Share"; "Birth of the Niaboua Newspaper"; "Group Dynamic Method of Learning to Read"; "Teaching Reading Fluency"; "Passive Literacy"; "Wall-chart Primers"; "More About Wall-chart Primers"; and four book reviews. Papers prepared by group participants during the 1988 Africa Area Literacy Consultants Training Seminar are given in Number 59 and include reports on reading material development and distribution, supervision, the Baka Literacy Project in Southern Sudan, funding, attrition in literacy programs, community involvement, and the Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO material. Additional seminar papers are presented in Number 60: "Toward Local Management of Literacy Programs"; "Community Involvement in Alphabet and Material Development"; "Practical Contribution to the Discussion of Learning Styles"; "Adapting the Gudschinsky Method to Sudanese Languages"; "Transition Primers"; "Kuo Committees of Cameroon and Chad"; "Mali"; "Overview of Literacy Education in Kenya"; "EECMY Literacy Program"; "Joint Literacy Project of the Southern Regional Government"; and notes and reviews on the Indigenous Peoples Education Conference, urban mother-tongue literacy corrections, ILY, guessing, and helps for teaching math. (LB) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Cambodian, Cognitive Style, Community Involvement, Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Linguistics, Literacy, Literacy Education, Material Development, Newspapers, Orthographic Symbols, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Textbooks, Uncommonly Taught Languages, Writing Skills
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Dallas, TX.
Identifiers: Africa; Chad; International Literacy Year 1990; Kenya; Mali; Reading Groups; Sudan
Note: Numbers 59 and 60 include papers presented at the Africa Area Literacy Consultants Training Seminar (Yaounde, Cameroon, January 11-12, 1988).