ERIC Number: ED374355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy across the Curriculum: Connecting Literacy in the Schools, Community and Workplace, 1992-1993.
Literacy across the Curriculum, v8 n1-4 Mar 1992-Win 1993
The first of four issues in this volume consists of these articles: "The Fourth 'R'--Relating"; "On Baseball Cards and Literacy"; "On Literacy and Success"; "National Assessments: What They Can and Cannot Do"; and "In the Classroom: The Integrated Journal." It also contains two book reviews and a list of resources on adolescent literacy, at-risk youth, and dropouts. A supplement, Media Focus, contains "Exploding a Myth: TV Watching Is Not Passive" (Emery); "World View on Media Education"; "Commercial Advertising--Does It Have a Place in the Classroom? Two Views on Youth News Network"; and two book reviews. Issue 2 has these articles: "Concerning Literacy and Ethics"; "Ethics and Educators: Traveling in Hope"; "On Bamboo Literacy"; "On the Increasing Importance of Visual Communication"; "Drawing a Link to Literacy"; "Thinking about Writing and Thinking"; "Sponsorship and Education: Asking Some Questions"; and "Business-Education Partnerships that Work." The Media Focus supplement contains the following: "Will the Real Michelangelo Please Stand Up..."; "The Virtual Classroom--A Pilot-Project in Media Education"; "Highlights from 'Constructing Culture: Media Education in the 1990s"; "World View on Media Education"; five book reviews; and a list of conferences and events. Issue 3 contains the following: "Literacy Lessons from History"; "On the Principle of Postmodern Literacy"; "On Pygmalion' as a Literacy Narrative"; "On Values in the Classroom"; "Sculpting Gender: Media, Muscle, and the Construction of Fit' Bodies"; two books reviews; summaries of presentations from the UNESCO conference on urban literacy; "Copyright: Educators Meet the Policymakers"; "Feminist Literacy Workers Network Holds Inaugural Conference"; and a list of resources on volunteers in education. Contents of the Media Focus supplement are as follows: "Mastermind on Media: Montreal May 1992"; highlights of the International Center of Films for Children and Young People conference, Children, Moving Images, and Their Future'"; "Children and Critical Viewing: Media Literacy Conference"; "World View on Media Education"; and two book reviews. In Issue 4 are found the following: "Literacy and Human Rights"; "On Connecting Narrative, Thinking, and Women's Ways of Researching"; "On Something Called Critical Thinking"; "Equity and Diversity--Principles of Good Workplace Education"; "Job Descriptions: Making Expectations Clear to Students"; "Literacy and Street Youth"; two book reviews; and "Beyond the Composition Ghetto." (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Literacy Education, Mass Media Use, School Business Relationship, Secondary Education, Television Viewing, Womens Education, Workplace Literacy
Centre for Literacy, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1A4 (single subscription, $10; back issues--vol. 1-8, $1 each).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada