ERIC Number: ED424351
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy across the Curriculum--Media Focus (LAC/MF): Connecting Literacy, Media, and Technology in the Schools, Community, and Workplace, 1998.
Literacy across the Curriculum-Media Focus, v13 n1-4 1998
This document consists of the four issues of a newsletter published during 1998. Typical articles explore topics in literacy education, media, and technology: "Not a Myth but a New Reality: What IALS [International Adult Literacy Survey]-like Tests Measure" (John Comings); "Who Will Train the Teachers?" (Winston Emery); "Drawing More Links to Literacy"; "How One Teacher Links Drawing and Writing" (Isa Helfield); "The Janus Project"; "Faith, Hope and Data: Are They Compatible?"; (Linda Shohet); "Remembering Paulo Freire"; "Faith, Hope and Charity: What Adult Education 'Means'" (Allan Quigley); "Media Literacy, Information Technology" (Chris Abbott); "Adult Literacy and Technology" (Donald Strong); "Adult Competency Assessment: What Is Being Measured?"; "Getting Past Either/Or" (Linda Shohet); "Behaviour and Beliefs of Volunteer Literacy Tutors" (Catherine Hambly); "Adult Basic Education in the Workplace"; "Where Does Adult Basic Education Fit in the New 'Systems' Approach to Workforce Development?" (Paul Jurmo); "'Power Point' to the People: Technology in a Basic Skills Program" (Cherrye Witte); "Literacy in the Next Milennium" (David Crystal); "By the Light of Local Knowledge" and "Literacy for Which Millennium" (Linda Shohet); "Measures of Literacy: IALS at Home and Abroad"; "Canadian Print Media Coverage on Adult Literacy, 1982-1996"; "Adult Literacy and Technology: Testing Claims"; "Community Learning Networks"; "Community Video: A Route to Democratic Literacy" (Fred Campbell); "Technology for Learning: Content Precedes Technique" (Dirk Schouten, Rob Watling); and "A Tutoring Service Checklist" (Edward Gordon). Each issue contains recommended readings, book reviews, information summaries, letters to the editor, educational resources, and information about literacy conferences. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Philosophy, Educational Practices, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Media Literacy, Teaching Methods
Centre for Literacy, 3040 Sherbrooke Street W., Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1A4 ($18 Canadian).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: International Adult Literacy Survey