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ERIC Number: ED399424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 395
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-921283-18-0
Making Connections. Literacy and EAL from a Feminist Perspective.
Nonesuch, Kate, Ed.
This book is designed for instructors and tutors working with female learners in literacy and English-as-an-additional language (EAL). It consists of a series of papers that explore some of the links among feminism, literacy, violence, and a women-centered curriculum while simultaneously presenting suggested activities, readings, and discussions to use with female learners. The following papers are included: "What Is a Feminist Curriculum?" (Kate Nonesuch); "Women at the Centre of the Curriculum" (Janet Isserlis); "Responding to Disclosures of Abuse in Women's Lives" (Jenny Horsman); "Daily Lives" (Janet Isserlis); "Exploring Learning and Identity" (Jenny Horsman); "Self-Esteem and Literacy" (Dorothee Komangapik); "Gender Roles" (Kate Nonesuch); "Cultural Awareness Activities" (Alice Li); "Role Models" (Evelyn Battell); "Women and Work" (Selvi Varathappan Dyck et al.); "Tools for Building Self-Esteem" (Francene Gillis); "Choosing Safer Sex" (Sue Mendel); "Songs about Women's Issues" (Dharini Abeysekera); "Poetry by Canadian Women" (Helen Winton); "Women's Ways of Learning" (Linda Shohet); and "Women of Courage: Herstory" (Anne Moore and Women's Group of Action Read). The book contains a 184-item bibliography of print and media resources. (MN)
Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women, 47 Main Street, Toronto, Ontario M4E 2V6, Canada ($24.95 Canadian, plus shipping).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).; Ontario Training and Adjustment Board, Toronto.
Authoring Institution: Canadian Congress for Learning Opportunities for Women, Toronto (Ontario).
Identifiers - Location: Canada