ERIC Number: ED361598
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Civil Liberties, Classroom Techniques, Critical Reading, Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Needs, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Mass Media, Media Literacy, Multicultural Education, Native Speakers, Numeracy, Program Development, Scientific Literacy, Special Needs Students, Teaching Methods, Technological Literacy, Workplace Literacy
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
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Concordia Univ., Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada