ERIC Number: ED343006
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Everyone's Challenge. Proceedings of the Literacy Conference (Edmonton, Alberta, October 9-12, 1990).
Konrad, Abram G., Ed.
The following presentations are included in this report on conference proceedings: Conference Opening (Joyce Fairbairn); Greetings (John Gogo); Special Address (Ramon J. Hnatyshyn); "Paulo Freire on Adult Education," an interview and panel discussion (Carlos Torres et al.); Keynote Addresses (Jonathan Kozol, John Gogo, Peter Calamai, Frank Ogden); "Effective Programs for Adult Literacy Instruction" (William T. Fagan); "The Computer Curriculum Corporation Instructional System" (James R. Mellan); "Using Peer Response Groups in ESL (English-as-a-Second-Language) Writing Classes" (James H. Bell); "Literacy for the Blind and Visually Impaired" (Doris Goetz); "Prepackaged Formats or Participatory Approaches?" (Michael Collins, Jody Hanson); "Consumer Talk: Materials for Development of Literacy Skills in a Consumer Context" (Beth Jenkins, Gail Baron); "The Reluctant Learner: Reasons for Nonparticipation and Dropout among B.C. (British Columbia) Adults" (Audrey M. Thomas); "Evaluation of ABL/ABE (Adult Basic Literacy/Adult Basic Education) and Workplace Literacy Programs" (Kathryn Barker Chang); "Journeys: How Learners and Community Members Run Their Program" (Avril Chartrand, Kathleen Walsh); and Conference Closing, Synthesizer's Report (Gordon Selman). Appendixes provide biographical data on the keynote speakers, list the members of the conference organizing committee, and include the schedule and 60 conference session summaries. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Research, English (Second Language), Ethnic Groups, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Minority Groups, Program Implementation, Second Language Instruction, Teaching Methods, Visual Impairments
Adult, Career, and Technology Education, University of Alberta, 633 Education South Bldg., Edmonton, AB T6G 2G5 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Univ., Edmonton. Faculty of Education.
Identifiers - Location: Canada