ERIC Number: ED335443
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy 2000: Make the Next Ten Years Matter. Conference Summary (New Westminster, British Columbia, October 18-21, 1990).
Bossort, Patty, Ed.; And Others
This conference summary contains 36 presentations. Participants' comments, taken from response cards, are quoted throughout. Presentations from the Opening Plenary include a keynote address--"What Is Literacy?: Critical Issues for the Next Decade" (John Ryan) and four "Panelist Presentations" (Francis Kazemek, Lorraine Fox, Joyce White, Robin Silverman). Papers in the section, "Evening with Fernando Cardenal," are "Background" (Evelyn Murialdo); "Introduction" (David Cadman); "Special Presentation" (Fernando Cardenal); and "Closing Remarks" (Gillies Malnarich). Remaining presentations are as follows: "Understanding Literacy as a Developmental Process" (Francis Kazemek); "Closing Gaps between Research and Practice" (Pat Rigg); "Revealing Facts: Statistics Canada's 1990 Study" (Gilles Montigny, Stan Jones); "Learners Speak Out" (Bram Fisher et al.); "Puente Project: Berkeley, California" (Mary Healy et al.); "Talking about Lives: Planning Programs for Women" (Jennifer Horsman); "ALBSU's (Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit) Student Accreditation Initiative" (Judith Banbury); "Breaking the Stigma/Recruitment Strategies: Sweden" (Kjell Rubenson); "Read-Write: Kingston, Ontario" (Carynne Arnold); "Hackney Learning Centre: London, England" (Althea Williams); "Regina Library's Literacy Tutors: Saskatchewan" (Lorraine Hladik); "Combining Practice and Theory in Community Literacy" (Elaine Gaber-Katz, Gladys Watson); "Applying Freire, Rethinking Conceptions: Quebec" (Pierre Simard); "Promoting Learner-Driven Programs" (Sally McBeth); "Taking Multicultural Issues into Account: Toronto" (Manuel Pinto, Brenda Duncombe); "Treating Learners as Experts: Halifax, Nova Scotia" (Gary MacDonald); "Snowdrift Chipewyan Project: Northwest Territories" (Joanne Barnaby, Eleanor Millard); "Exchanging Viewpoints: Identifying Obstacles" (Tracy Defoe et al.); "BEST (Basic Education for Skills Training) Project: Ontario Federation of Labour" (Tamara Levine); "Reading/Writing On-the-Job: British Columbia" (Emily Goetz, Ron Brown); "Vancouver City Hall Project: British Columbia" (Gary Pharness); "Workbase: London, England" (Lucy Bonnerjea); "Instructor Certification Scheme: England and Wales" (Judith Banbury); "Legitimizing Practitioners' Skills and Worth" (Serge Wagner); "Moving On: From Learner to Teacher" (Elsa Auerbach); "Tracking the Process: Tracking Report" (Richard Darville); "Summarizing the Process" (Joyce Cameron et al.). Conference evaluations and a follow-up are appended. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Involvement, Community Services, Cultural Awareness, Demonstration Programs, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Illiteracy, Industrial Education, Literacy Education, Models, Multicultural Education, On the Job Training, Outreach Programs, Program Effectiveness, Recruitment, Research Utilization, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Douglas Coll., New Westminster (British Columbia).; National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).; British Columbia Ministry of Advanced Education, Training and Technology, Victoria.
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United Kingdom (England); United Kingdom (Wales)