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ERIC Number: ED374355
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: 98
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada