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ERIC Number: ED361598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Pages: 323
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-88947-192-4
Dimensions of Literacy in a Multicultural Society. Conference Proceedings (Montreal, Quebec, Canada, 1992).
Heft, Riva, Ed.; Rovinescu, Olivia, Ed.
The following papers from a conference on the dimensions of literacy in a multicultural society are included in this volume: "Literacy: Affirmation and Empowerment in a Multicultural Society" (Simms); "Literacy, Border Pedagogy, and Multiculturalism in the Aftermath of the Los Angeles Uprising" (Giroux); "Alphabetisme et Communautes Ethnoculturelles" (Wagner); "Returning to Learning" (Sinn); "Assessment of the Language Competence Required for Entry-Level Jobs" (Painchaud, Jerzak); "Literacy Task Analysis" (Lewe); "First Step: Managing Cultural Diversity in an Educational Setting" (Steyn); "Towards a Critical Multicultural Literacy Introduction" (Weil); "Journeys into Difference" (Rovinescu); "Assessment and Remediation of Cognitive Skills: Combining the Theories of Feuerstein and Freire" (Hirsch); "'I Like Me; I'm Glad to Be!'" (Hugo); "Beyond the Dichotomy of Function and Voice in Adult Literacy" (Darville); "Literacy and Schooling" (Mitiche); "Metis History and Culture" (Pasula); "Whole Language for Native Students" (Zarry); "Native Content in the English Curriculum" (Lemieux); "Native Literacy Today: The Tobique Approach" (Meekis, Bernard); "Literacy Exchange: Creating a Learning Environment" (Daigle, Spanier); "Artifacts and Alphabets: Introduction to the 'Reading the Museum' Program" (Dubinsky); "Literacy for Seniors" (Lothian); "Developing Health Promoting Messages with and for Seniors with Literacy and Language Limitations" (Petch); "Literacy for Deaf-Blind Adults" (Fleming); "Introducing a Handbook for Instructions Working with Learners Being Treated for Mental Disorders" (Davidson); "Towards the Development of Media Maturity" (Belanger); "Images of Women in Music Television: Case for Media Literacy" (Cukier); "Reading Media Science: Development of Science Literacy" (McDonagh); "Conspiracy of Silence and the Report of Aboriginal Justice Inquiry of Manitoba" (Sawchuk); "Introduction to Media Literacy" (Rother, Baron); "Crossing Borders: Building Communities" (Thakur, Hamilton); "Functional Literacy in the Scientific and Technological Domain" (Silas); "Scientific Literacy for Women" (Davis, Singer); "Computers and the Foreign Language Literacy Learner" (Krasnicki); "Computers and Literacy" (Owers); "Freedom behind Bars" (Herskowitz, Leger); "Presumed to Understand: Literacy and Criminal Justice" (McDougall-Gagnon-Gingras, Gingras, MacLatchie); "Integrating Numeracy into the Literacy Curriculum" (Ciancone); "Literacy in a Multicultural Society: A New Challenge for Adult Education" (Fear et al.); and "After Illiteracy, Then What" (Fagan). A list of recommendations is included. (MN)
Lacolle Center for Educational Innovation, Concordia University, 7141 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H4B 1R6, Canada ($20 Canadian; quantity price: $16 Canadian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
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Language: EnglishFrench
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Authoring Institution: Concordia Univ., Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada