ERIC Number: ED275206
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jun
Issues of Parent Involvement and Literacy. Proceedings of the Symposium Held at Trinity College (Washington, D.C. June 6-7, 1986).
Simich-Dudgeon, Carmen, Ed.
The symposium on Issues of Parent Involvement and Literacy marked the culmination of a collaborative project of Trinity College in Washington, D.C. and the Arlington (Virginia) Public Schools to reach out to limited-English-proficient (LEP) parents. Papers include: "Bilingual Education Policies: An Overview"; "Parent Involvement: Implications for Limited English-Proficient Parents"; "Literacy and the Limited English Population: A National Perspective"; "Elementary Literacy Materials"; "Directions in Literacy for Secondary LEP Students"; "Meeting the Educational Needs of the Nonliterate Limited-English-Speaking Adult"; "Basic Skills Education in the Army"; "Language and Community Building: An Intergenerational Approach"; "Literacy in the Refugee Camps in Southeast Asia";"Illiteracy: How a School District Copes"; "Adult Illiteracy: Implications for Parent Involvement"; "Cultural Issues in Indochinese Parent Involvement"; "Parental Involvement: Building on Overseas Initiatives"; "Cross-Cultural Policy Issues in Minority and Majority Parent Involvement"; "Why Parent Tutors? Cultural Reasons"; "Parents as Tutors"; "Project Welcome"; "Parents Assisting in Learning"; and "Development of Parental Involvement in Bilingual Vocational Education. The appendices include 10 pages listing curricula and materials, videos, and other publications. (MSE)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Adults, Basic Skills, Bilingual Education, Cross Cultural Training, Elementary Secondary Education, Immigrants, Limited English Speaking, Literacy Education, Parent Participation, Parent Role, Parent School Relationship, Program Effectiveness, Public Policy, Refugees, Regional Programs, Teaching Methods, Tutors
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Office of Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For individual papers, see FL 016 191-198.