ERIC Number: ED339249
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Literacy Across the Curriculum: Language for Learning. Volume 6, Nos. 1-5, 1990.
Literacy Across the Curriculum, v6 n1-5 Jan-Dec 1990
This document consists of the four issues of a newsletter entitled "Literacy Across the Curriculum" issued during 1990. The newsletter covers articles on classroom and other topical issues, resources, and conferences and announcements related to language for learning. The following topics are discussed in volume 6: analyzing literacy/numeracy skills, preparing a simplified text, "copyright and wrong," dialects and Standard English, writing in the disciplines, women and literacy, a student exploration of literacy, learning disabilities and adult literacy, multiple messages in writing placement practice, readability and readability formulas, school literacy policies, organizational readiness for a literacy training program, a Canadian literacy skill survey, writing in photography, legal writing, family literacy, and Literacy 2000 (highlights of the conference). Number 3 in the series is a special issue devoted to workplace literacy. Numbers 4-5 are combined. Contains approximately 90 references. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (LB)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Dialects, Females, Foreign Countries, Language Usage, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Policy Formation, Readability, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Student Placement, Workplace Literacy, Writing Skills
Centre for Literacy, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3Z 1A4 (single subscription $9.00 Canadian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Dawson Coll., Montreal (Quebec). Centre for Literacy in the Schools and the Community.; Quebec Association for Adult Learning.
Note: "Published five times during the academic year."