ERIC Number: ED399424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Beginning Reading, Classroom Techniques, Cultural Awareness, Employed Women, Females, Feminism, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Learning Activities, Learning Processes, Literacy Education, Poetry, Program Development, Program Implementation, Reading Instruction, Reading Materials, Resource Materials, Role Models, Self Esteem, Sex Role, Student Centered Curriculum, Teacher Student Relationship, Violence, Womens Education
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
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