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ERIC Number: ED404478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Pages: 252
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-875578-61-7
Literacy, Adults and Diversity. Literacy & Learning Series, No. 1.
Falk, Ian, Ed.; Penson, Margaret, Ed.
This book contains eight papers reporting research projects that were conducted by adult language, literacy, and numeracy practitioners with funding provided through one-time scholarships to Tasmanian students in the field of adult language and literacy. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (Ian Falk); "Preface" (Margaret Penson); "How Do Power Relationships, within an Adult Literacy Initial Assessment for CES (Commonwealth Employment Service)-Referred Clients, Influence the Assessment Discourse?" (Maree Watts); "Which Agenda? The Dilemma for ALBE (Adult Literacy and Basic Education) Program Planners" (Ann Brooks); "Institutional Language and Power: A Critical Analysis of Hospital Language" (Steve Holden); "Does Educational Kinesiology Provide Cognitive Outcomes--And Is It Accepted by Adult Literacy and Basic Education Students?" (Rees Campbell); "How Does the Government's Special Intervention Program for the Unemployed Differ from What Tutors Consider 'Best Practice' within Adult Literacy and Basic Education? A Philosophical Enquiry" (Fay Forbes); "What Are the Critical Components of a Workplace Literacy Program in a Community and Health Setting?" (Patsy Hall); "How Can Language Reshape the Mathematical Knowledge of the Adult Learning from the Informal to the Formal?" (Toni-Anne Carroll); and "Diagrams and Text: Report on Recent Research, 1994-1995" (Stephen Coull). Most papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
NLLIA Publications, Level 9, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia