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ERIC Number: ED334866
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Apr
Pages: 4
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Cultural Considerations in Adult Literacy Education. ERIC Digest.
Spanos, George
The main themes of a broad interpretation of literacy are discussed in this digest, and examples of approaches to literacy education in use and resources are cited. The information presented is focused on native language literacy, but the themes, recommendations, and materials are relevant for adults of English as a Second Language. Specific sections highlight: (1) the role of culture in literacy; (2) incorporating culture into adult literacy classrooms (focusing on Freirean, participatory, and learner-centered approaches to literacy education; and (3) exemplary literacy education materials and programs. (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education) (VWL)
Publication Type: ERIC Publications; ERIC Digests in Full Text
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education, Washington, DC.