ERIC Number: ED404478
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
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)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Learning, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Community Education, Educational Needs, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Functional Literacy, Government Role, Government School Relationship, Institutional Characteristics, Knowledge Representation, Language Acquisition, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, Power Structure, Program Development, Reading Diagnosis, Student Evaluation, Unemployment, Workplace Literacy
NLLIA Publications, Level 9, 300 Flinders Street, Melbourne, Victoria 3000, Australia.
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Languages and Literacy Inst., Melbourne (Australia).
Identifiers - Location: Australia