ERIC Number: ED369306
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1993
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy Works, Volume 4, 1992-93.
Literacy Works, v4 n1-4 1992-93
Four issues of the newsletter are included. Number 1, with the theme "Literacy and New Canadians," includes an editorial on the government's new language training programs, articles on programs for newcomers, news from the Prairie Literacy Institute, and short reports on a theater project and adolescent problems. Focusing on "Literacy and Learning Disabilities," number 2 contains an editorial on early intervention, tutoring tips on word attack techniques and on fetal alcohol syndrome, and profiles on the Learning Disabilities Association of Saskatchewan, Regional College, a Calgary program, self-efficacy, sensitivity in assessment, needs of Aboriginal people, and diverse learning styles. It also includes several resource reviews. Number 3 features an "Update on Literacy and Literacy for" the workplace, the family, the learning disabled, computers, seniors, the business community, the hearing impaired, and the mentally handicapped. An article on tutoring tips focuses on the jigsaw reading technique. Emerging literacy concerns include the needs for English-as-a-Second-Language literacy for the deaf. The theme of number 4 is "Native Education and Literacy." It offers articles on the START Program, the Muskeg Lake library, oral tradition, word processing in Native language characters, Aboriginal participation in employment, Regina Public Library's Native Literacy Project, an Aboriginal/corporate workplace program, the SUNTEP program for training native teachers, and the Indian Student Education Centre. (LB)
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, American Indian Languages, Business, Canada Natives, Cognitive Style, Computers, Deafness, Developmental Disabilities, Employers, Employment Opportunities, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Indigenous Populations, Language Usage, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, North American English, Reading Skills, Student Evaluation, Tutoring, Word Processing, Workplace Literacy
Saskatchewan Literacy Network, P.O. Box 1520, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7K 3R5, Canada ($5 per issue).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Saskatchewan Literacy Network, Saskatoon.
Identifiers - Location: Canada