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ERIC Number: ED415385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 103
Abstractor: N/A
Focus on Basics, 1997.
Focus on Basics, v1 nA-D 1997
Together, these four newsletters contain 36 articles devoted to adult literacy research and practice and the relationship between them. The following articles are included: "A Productive Partnership" (Richard J. Murnane, Bob Bickerton); "Welcome to 'Focus on Basics'" (Barbara Garner); "Applying Research on the Last Frontier" (Karen Backlund, Kathy Bond); "Understanding Quantitative Research about Adult Literacy" (Thomas Valentine); "An Odyssey for an Answer" (Grace Temple); "Research with Words: Qualitative Inquiry" (Glynda Hull); "Finding Out for Myself" (Eileen Barry); "On 'Reading' Teacher Research" (Susan L. Lytle); "Knowing, Learning, Doing: Participatory Action Research" (Juliet Merrifield); "A New Center for Research on Adult Learning and Literacy" (John Comings, Cristine Smith); "Learning to Love Reading" (Donna Earl); "Building a Research Agenda" (John Comings); "There's Reading...And Then There's Reading" (Victoria Purcell-Gates); "Models of Reading and the ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Student: Implications and Limitations" (David E. Eskey); "Rediscovering Themselves: Learning to Read for Survival" (Melissa Nieves); "What Silent Reading Tests Alone Can't Tell You" (John Strucker); "The ESOL Adult and the Push towards Meaning" (Judith Rance-Roney); "Reversing Reading Failure in Young Adults" (Mary E. Curtis, Ann Marie Longo); "Reconceptualizing Roles: Mathematics and Reading" (Mary Jane Schmitt); "Building Community and Skills through Multilevel Classes" (Judy Hofer, Pat Larson); "Welcome to 'Focus on Basics'" (Barbara Garner);"Multiple Levels, Multiple Responsibilities" (Lenore Balliro); "The Multilevel Umbrella" (Miriam Burt); "Technology Melts Classroom Walls" (Susan K. Cowles); "A Foundation for Learning Math" (Jan Phillips); "When the 'Multi' Is Generational and Cultural" (Eileen Barry); "Multilevel Literacy Planning and Practice" (Cathy Shank, Lynda Terrill); "Focus on Research: Longitudinal Study of Adult Learners" (Barbara Garner); "Poe, Alcoholism, and ESOL" (Lynne McCarthy, Bernadette Comeau); "Welcome to 'Focus on Basics'" (Barbara Garner); "The Theory Behind Content-Based Instruction" (Thomas G. Sticht); "Too Little Time and Too Many Goals: Suggested Remedies from Research on Workplace Literacy" (Larry Mikulecky); "Hooked on Learning: The Internet Poetry Project Changes Teacher and Students" (Linda W. Parrish); "The Process and the Product: Involving Students in Choosing Content and Developing Materials Leads to Change" (Char Ullman, Aliza Becker); "The Impact of Content-Based Instruction: Three Studies" (Barbara A. McDonald); and "Focus on Research: Health and Literacy" (Barbara Garner). (MN)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: National Inst. on Postsecondary Education, Libraries, and Lifelong Learning (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy, Boston, MA.
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A