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ERIC Number: ED341792
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 274
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy Program Update 1991.
Cuellar, Sylvia; Owens, Peggy
This document chronicles the events that took place and materials that were developed to assist the Texas Agricultural Extension Service faculty in its literacy program. Section I on program development includes minutes of the literacy task force and the literacy initiative team that describe how the literacy program was conceived and evolved; a time line and results of a survey of literacy efforts in cooperative extension are provided. Section II presents results of a readability survey of extension publications and materials from an "Unwriting Workshop" on improving writing skills. Section III provides the following materials from some activities for clientele: two literacy awareness presentations; literacy quiz and fact sheet used at the 4-H district conference and Reading Fest activity; and information and forms from a conference for pastors. Section IV, program support for extension personnel, includes the following: a brief on current research; white paper for use with local program planning committees; sample pages from leaflets for use with parents and children; four fact sheets with suggestions for incorporating literacy education into extension programs; two leader training packets; 10 news articles; a Literacy Program Update; a program planning guide; and a model for program planning. Section V lists agencies and organizations with which the literacy program worked. Section VI provides agendas or promotional materials from professional development conferences attended by staff. (YLB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Extension Service.
Identifiers - Location: Texas