ERIC Number: ED105172
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974
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Aspects of Adult Literacy: A Collection of Papers.
Ben-Tovim, Margaret, Ed.; Kedney, R. J., Ed.
The book contains 15 papers focusing on adult illiteracy in Great Britain in the context of the community, but excluding the prison population, trainees at Adult Training Centres, patients in mental hospitals, or literacy education in the armed forces. The papers are presented in three sections. Part 1 on students contains six papers: "The Scale of the Problem?" a British Association of Settlements Conference Paper; "They Look Normal--But..." by Dr. Susan Shrapnel; "The Adult Illiterate" by Bob Kedney; "Communications and Recruitment" by Bob Kedney and Connie Timpson; "Assessment and Diagnosis of Adult Illiterates" by Geoff Allen; and "Approaches to Literacy" by Geoffrey Thornton. Part 2 on staffing contains four papers: "Recruitment of Tutors" by Elaine McMinnis; "Staff Development and Training" by Bob Kedney; "What and How?" by Donald Moyle; and "Sources and Resources" by Tom MacFarlane. Part 3 on aspects of organization contains five papers: "Structures of Adult Literacy Provision" by Margaret Ben-Tovim; "The Functions of Management of Literacy Provision" by Hazel Veall; "Inter-Agency Co-operation" by Dr. Michael Stephens and Roger Bruton; "Adult Literacy: An Approach to a Theory of Behavioural Competence" by Wilf Connor; and "The Future" by Lady Plowden. One page of notes on contributors is included. (JR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)