ERIC Number: ED373268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Adult Literacy. A Compendium of Articles from the Journal of Reading.
Radencich, Marguerite C., Ed.
The following articles are included: "Reconceptualizing the Language of Adult Literacy" (Ilsley, Stahl); "Expanding the Definition of Literacy for Adult Remedial Readers" (Heathington); "Adult Literacy Programs" (Davis); "Stages in the Reading Development of Adults" (Norman, Malicky); "Reading Concepts and Strategies of Adult Nonreaders" (Malicky, Norman); "Some Assumptions about Adult Reading Instruction" (Shuman); "Adult Literacy in Rural Areas" (Ferrell, Howley); "Views of Personal Literacy within a Prison Population" (Hansell, Voelkel); "Issues in Adult Literacy Assessment" (Metz); "Exploring Reading with Adult Beginning Readers" (Padak et al.); "'Measuring Success' in Reading in Adult Basic Education" (Finlay, Harrison); "Learning from Researching" (Fargo, Collins); "Reading Difficulty of Tests for Job Placement" (Ash); "Rapid Estimate of Adult Literacy in Medicine (REALM)" (Murphy); "What Works: Adult Literacy Program Evaluation" (Padak, Padak); "Profiles of and Instructional Strategies for Adult Disabled Readers" (Keefe, Meyer); "Building on Strengths" (Biggs); "Cooperative Learning Process" (Mocker); "Word Banks for Adult Literacy" (Austin-Anglea); "Picture Books to Use with Older Students" (Danielson); "Storytelling for Adults" (Ford); "High Interest-Low Readability Books for Adults" (Hill, Rabideau); "Four Poets" (Kazemek, Rigg); "Poetry in the Adult Literacy Class" (Conniff et al.); "Consumer Advocacy, Empowerment, and Adult Literacy" (Rosow); "Using Classic Novels with Adult New Readers" (Schierloh); "Writing Workshops" (Pates, Evans); "Writing Our Lives" (Stasz et al.); "Using Student Journals in the Workplace ESL [English as a Second Language] Classroom" (Sole); "Nondirective Combinatory Model in an Adult ESL Program" (D'Annunzio); "Using Computers in Adult Literacy Instruction" (Askov, Clark); "Adult Literacy in a Multiliterate Society" (Howie); "Interactive Computer-Assisted Instruction with Adults" (Finnegan, Sinatra); "College Students as Tutors for Adults in a Campus-Based Literacy Program" (D'Annunzio); "Intergenerational Adult Literacy Project" (Nickse et al.); "Training Family and Friends as Adult Literacy Tutors" (Scoble et al.); "Helping a Nonspeaking Adult Male with Cerebral Palsy Achieve Literacy" (Gipe et al.); "I Ain't Never Read My Own Words Before" (Purcell-Gates); "Use of an Educational Therapy Model with an Illiterate Adult" (Scully, Johnston); "Norman: Literate at Age 44" (Meyer et al.); "Approaches to Assessment in Workplace Literacy Programs" (Askov); "Workplace Literacy Lessons" (DeStefano); "Navajo Head Start" (Anziano, Terminello); and "Using Annual Reports for Adult Literacy Improvement" (Miller). (YLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Reading Programs, Case Studies, Educational Research, Literacy Education, Program Effectiveness, Program Evaluation, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Reading Strategies, Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Tutoring, Workplace Literacy
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
Note: Selection of articles published between March 1975 and March 1994.