ERIC Number: ED367781
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
ACAL National Conference (Sydney, Australia, October 9-11, 1992). Conference Papers, Vol. 3, Workshops with a Local NSW Focus.
Literacy & Numeracy Exchange, Aut 1992
This third of three volumes of the 1992 Australian Council for Adult Literacy (ACAL) Conference Papers is a special edition of "Literacy and Numeracy Exchange." It includes nine papers from workshops with a more local New South Wales focus. "Literacy, Language, and Numeracy in the Workplace in the Context of Industry Restructuring" (Ursula Nowicki, Ken McLeod) raises some important points about workplace basic education programs, the nature of these programs, and development of a "flexible training program for consultative committees.""Competency Based Training (CBT) and Adult Basic Education Practitioners" (Merilyn Childs) takes a clear and precise look at CBT and asks what it is, how it affects us, and what it means for students. "The Why, What, When, and How of Teaching Maths in a 'Reading and Writing Class'" (Lorene Barin) discusses why numeracy and literacy should be taught, what is being taught in numeracy, when numeracy and literacy should be taught, and how to teach numeracy. "The Upside-Down Approach to Helping Adults with Spelling Difficulties" (Pam Moore) offers 10 strategies and suggestions for writing activities. "Economic Rationalism and Its Implications for Adult Education in Australia" (Rita Brademan) challenges the reader to investigate inherent contradictions in present policy directions. "'Every Which Way But...!' The Stereotyping and the Reality of Clients, Teachers, and Education in a Correction Centre" (Rosemary McDonald, Michael O'Hara) addresses the practical issues of how to deal with incarcerated students. "Negotiating within the Curriculum" (Christine Bolton) looks at one way curriculum has been negotiated within the Certificate of Adult Basic Education course. "The Right to Literacy: The Role of the Public Library" (Margaret Whittaker) chronicles developments within public libraries. "Pre-Release Basic Education Program for Aboriginal Prisoners" (Kinga Macpherson) describes the development, implementation, and evaluation of a program that addresses issues relating to the needs of Aborigines upon their release from jail. (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Classroom Techniques, Competency Based Education, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Developed Nations, Foreign Countries, Integrated Curriculum, Library Role, Literacy Education, Numeracy, Program Development, Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New South Wales Adult Literacy and Numeracy Council, Inc., Alexandria (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia