ERIC Number: ED331038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Literacies: Intersections with Elementary and Secondary Education. Hot Topics Series.
Beverstock, Caroline, Ed.; Newman, Anabel P., Ed.
Reflecting a holistic approach by introducing many sides of an issue, this anthology of 16 journal articles and conference papers dating from 1985 to 1990 represents a selection of the best research and practice concerning the intersections of adult literacies with elementary and secondary education. The papers and articles are divided among four sections: (1) "Getting Up to Speed in Adult Literacy"; (2) "Review of the Research in Adult Literacy"; (3) "Intergenerational and Family Literacy"; and (4) "Workplace Literacy." A brief final discussion is entitled "Questions Remaining: Directions for Future Inquiry." An annotated list of 15 references for further reading is attached. (RS)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Literacy, Futures (of Society), High Risk Students, Instructional Effectiveness, Intergenerational Programs, Reading Research, Workplace Literacy
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Indiana University, Smith Research Center 150, Bloomington, IN 47408-2698 ($20.00); Phi Delta Kappa, Box 789, Bloomington, IN 47402 ($20.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN. Center on Evaluation, Development, and Research.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Bloomington, IN.