ERIC Number: ED359392
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
BCEL Newsletter for the Business & Literacy Communities, 1984-1993.
BCEL Newsletter for the Business & Literacy Communities, n1-36 Sep 1984-Jul 1993
This set of 36 newsletters deals with adult literacy programs and issues of interest to the business and literacy communities. Each issue contains either a message to corporate chief executive officers or a Business Council for Effective Literacy (BCEL) editorial, and most issues include brief reports on recent BCEL and corporate literacy actions and/or available BCEL publications. The following are among the topics covered in the individual issues: adult functional illiteracy; literacy initiatives in the public and private sectors; basic skills programs; the urgent need for statewide planning; literacy in the courts; basic skills for youth; computer-assisted instruction; libraries and literacy; supported work programs; English-as-a-Second-Language instruction; access to education; educational legislation; citizenship education; collective bargaining agreements covering education and training; college and university outreach services; community colleges; literacy programs at correctional institutions; programs for special target audiences (disadvantaged persons, dislocated workers, dropouts, single parents, immigrants, minorities); job training; and union-sponsored programs. The adult literacy program-related actions of individual businesses and corporations are highlighted. Indexes to all issues are included. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Basic Skills, Business Responsibility, Corporate Education, Corporate Support, Correctional Education, Educational Needs, Educational Practices, Functional Literacy, Illiteracy, Outcomes of Education, Private Financial Support, Program Development, Program Effectiveness, School Business Relationship, Statewide Planning, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Business Council for Effective Literacy, New York, NY.