ERIC Number: ED347393
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Louisiana Literacy Forum 1990. Proceedings of a Statewide Conference on Literacy Theory and Practice (Baton Rouge, Louisiana, April 20-21, 1990).
Sartisky, Michael, Ed.; Dennis, Thomas A., Ed.
This report contains the proceedings of a public forum held to explore and exchange definitions and theories of literacy and to present examples of successful literacy programs in Louisiana in 1990. The following presentations are included: "Conference Welcome" (Patti Roemer); "Conference Introduction" (Michael Sartisky); "Literacy and Sharing" (Charles Roemer); "National Literacy Campaigns in Historical and Comparative Perspective: Legacies, Lessons, and Issues" (Robert F. Arnove); "Federal and State Literacy Programs" (Forrest Chisman); "Literacy and the National Agenda" (A. Graham Down); "Workplace Literacy" (Anthony Sarmiento); "Literacy and Economic Development: The Business Perspective" (Paul Jurmo); "The Family as Key: Intergenerational Literacy" (Patricia Edwards);"Maintaining the Cultural Integrity of Literacy Programs" (Jerrie Cobb Scott); "'Taking My Word': Humanities Books for Adult New Readers" (Ramona Lumpkin); "Melding of Basic and Cultural Education" (Victor Swenson); and "Closing Remarks" (Michael Sartisky). The book also lists 18 suggested reading resources and 16 sources for further information. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Adult Students, Cultural Influences, Definitions, Educational History, Educational Policy, Family Literacy, Guidelines, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Literacy Education, Policy Formation, Public Policy, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, State Programs, Statewide Planning
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities, New Orleans.; Louisiana State Office of Literacy, Baton Rouge.
Note: For related proceedings, see CE 061 663.