ERIC Number: ED403380
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1994
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU) Newsletter, 1993.
Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit (ALBSU) Newsletter, n48-51 Win 1993-Win 1994
This document consists of four issues of this serial issued during 1993. They contain articles of interest to those teaching, funding, and organizing programs in adult literacy, second language, and baskc skills. Issue number 48 consists of these six articles: "So You Thought You Had Funding for ESOL [English for Speakers of Other Languages]?"; "Intergenerational Work in Cheshire: The Warrington Family Centres ALBSU Local Development Project" (Tranter, Roberts); "Developing English Language Learning through Cable Television" (Simpson); "Making Room for the Student: The Role of the Volunteer" (Davies); "The Practicalities of Open Learning in Rural Teesdale" (Lee, Harker); and "Working with Numbers" (Newton). Issue number 49 contains six articles: "Surveying Basic Skills"; "'We're Here to Make Cars...'" (Dodd); "The Mentor Project: A Save the Children Fund Project at the Patmore Centre in Battersea" (Fajerman); "PATTER: Parents and Teachers Together as an Educational Resource" (Butt); "Land Based Numeracy and Literacy Provision" (Scruby); and "Reaching New Audiences" (Mearing). The seven articles in issue number 50 are as follows: "Basic Skills for the 21st Century"; "Personal Dictionaries: Always Recommended, Ever Effective?" (Weaver, Mayhew-Smith); "Basic Skills at Work: What Happens When the Funding Ends?" (Corrigan, Kelly); "Looking Forward with Young Parents in South Glamorgan" (Richardson et al.); "Flexible Learning and Assessment Project" (Meighan, Walsh); "Assessing Reading and Maths in a Cumbrian College" (Webster); and "Workplace Basic Skills Training" (Shovelin). Issue number 51 has five articles: "Basic Skills--A Consistent View of Quality"; "Getting into the Workplace" (Mulford); "They'll Think This Letter Was Written by My Solicitor" (Morgan); "London Connection--Basic Skills Work with Homeless Young People" (Tully); and "When Will It Be My Turn to Speak? Strategies for Developing Oral Skills with Speakers of Other Languages" (Shaller). (YLB)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Basic Skills, Cable Television, Developed Nations, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries, Homeless People, Literacy Education, Numeracy, Open Education, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Second Language Instruction, Second Language Learning, Volunteers, Workplace Literacy
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit, London (England).
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (Great Britain)