ERIC Number: ED326084
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990
Literacy in the '90s. The Role of the Summer Institute of Linguistics.
Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Dallas, TX.
Literacy education efforts of the Summer Institute of Linguistics in all parts of the world are chronicled and illustrated with photographs. Sections address specific issues, including the occurrence and persistence of widespread illiteracy, the role of Unesco's Experimental World Literacy Programme, native language instruction, advancements in bilingual education, integration of old and new methods of teaching, teaching underdeveloped societies to use teaching methods and technology themselves, adult literacy, the relationship of literacy and economic development, and costs and feasibility. (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Bilingual Education, Developing Nations, Economic Development, Educational Strategies, Foreign Countries, Futures (of Society), Global Approach, Illiteracy, International Education, Literacy Education, Native Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Technology Transfer
Summer Institute of Linguistics, 7500 W. Camp Wisdom Rd., Dallas, TX 75236 ($2.00; $1.60 in quantity). French and Spanish versions also available.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Summer Inst. of Linguistics, Dallas, TX.