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ERIC Number: ED300531
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Literacy in Industrialized Countries: A Focus on Practice = L'Alphabetisation en pays industrialises: Point de Mire sur la Pratique. Proceedings of the International Seminar on Literacy in Industrialized Countries (Toronto, Ontario, October 13-15, 1987). Convergence, Volume 20, Nos. 3-4, 1987.
Gayfer, Margaret, Ed.
Convergence, v20 n3-4 1987
The following papers are included: "Seminar's Focus on Practice Puts Action on the Human Level" (Margaret Gayfer); "Literacy: What Do Definitions Tell Us?" (Carman Hunter); "The Practice of Literacy in the Netherlands" (Ella Bohnenn); "The Approach of Popular Literacy Groups in Quebec" (Louise Miller); "Perspectives and Lessons from the Adult Literacy Campaign in England and Wales" (Alan Wells); "Literacy and Immigrant Communities in Industrialized Countries: The Case of Italy" (Anna Napoli); "Building a National Movement: The Caribbean Experience" (Didacus Jules); "Mother Tongue Literacy" (Meshack Matshazi); "Literacy and Empowerment" (Lalita Ramdas); "Literacy and Women in South Africa" (Nombeko Mlambo); "Literacy and Popular Education: A Latin American Experience" (Cesar Picon); "Community-Based Literacy"; "Meeting the Educational Needs of Workers"; "Women and Literacy: What Are the Hidden Issues?"; "Mother-Tongue Literacy: The Bridge to Learning"; "Literacy and Disabled Persons"; "Breaking the Silence"; "Illiteracy and the Public Education System"; "Literacy and Justice Issues for the Public School System"; "Literacy and Technology"; "Building Coalitions"; "Resolution of Mediterranean Conference on Literacy in Urban Areas"; "Korea's Long March towards a Literate Nation" (Choi Un Shil); "Adult Literacy Work in the Republic of Ireland"; "The Experience of the Soviet Union in the Elimination of Illiteracy" (Volodar V. Kraevskii); "Literacy Work in Belgium"; "Norwegian for Practical Use"; "Illiteracy in Spain" (Luis Espina Cepeda, Oscar Medina Fernandez); and "Literacy Practice in the Philippines" (Eileen Belamide). Recommendations from the seminar and names and addresses of participants are included in the proceedings. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Classroom Techniques, Developed Nations, Developing Nations, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Females, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Literacy Education, Program Development, Program Implementation, Teaching Methods
International Council for Adult Education, 720 Bathurst Street, Suite 500, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5S 2R4 ($12.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Collected Works - Proceedings; Multilingual/Bilingual Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Adult Education, Toronto (Ontario).
Note: English and French texts which were printed in reverse sequences, head-to-foot, respectively, have been rearranged for filming.