ERIC Number: ED416327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy Materials Bulletin 9-16.
Literacy Materials Bulletin, n9-16 Spr 1994-Fall 1997
These eight bulletins, which are intended for literacy instructors, tutors, librarians, and others, contain reviews of literacy materials designed for use in adult literacy, adult basic education (ABE), and family literacy programs. Each review contains some or all of the following: title, author, publisher of the item being reviewed; information on availability and price; ISBN number; level; name of reviewer; review focusing on the item's special features and suitability for its intended audience; and sample page(s). The following are among the materials reviewed in the individual bulletins: manual on family literacy programs; video about reading to children; book to help parents communicate with their children's teachers; resource manual on common childhood illnesses; picture books enjoyed by adult learners; book on learning disabilities; workbooks to develop critical thinking; inexpensive student spelling dictionaries; collections of student-authored materials; easy-to-read mystery novels; ABE fundamental-level math modules; manual on plain language writing; anthologies of popular fiction and nonfiction for beginning readers; guide to help left- and right-handed adults develop cursive writing skills; Canadian content reader/workbook; CD-ROMs, videos, workbook on aging and "herstory" for women; and compendium of articles about adult literacy and adult learning. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Aging (Individuals), Family Literacy, Fiction, Foreign Countries, High Interest Low Vocabulary Books, Intergenerational Programs, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Mathematics Skills, Numeracy, Parent Materials, Reading Materials, Student Developed Materials, Teaching Guides, Womens Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: British Columbia Dept. of Education, Skills, and Training, Victoria.; British Columbia Ministry of Skills, Training and Labour, Victoria.; National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada