ERIC Number: ED440212
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy across the CurricuMedia Focus: Connecting Literacy, Media and Technology in the Schools, Community, and Workplace, 1999. Volume 14.
Shohet, Linda, Ed.
Literacy across the CurriculuMedia Focus: Connecting Literacy, Media and Technology in the Schools, Community and Workplace, v14 n1-4 1999
This document published biannually, consists of two double issues of a newsletter devoted to literacy across the curriculum in Canada and elsewhere. Each double issue contains the following: feature articles; annotated bibliographies and reviews; local news; conference announcements and other announcements; and descriptions of events and resource materials available at the Center for Literacy in Montreal, Quebec. The following feature articles are: "(Mis)Trusting Teachers: A Return to Hard Times?"; "Technology and Basic Skills in the Workplace"; "Networking in the UK"; "Healthy Weight: A Workshop Plan" (Mary Norton, Pat Campbell); "Problematizing Women's Literacy: The CCLOW Experience" (Linda Shohet); "Women and Literacy: A Male Perspective" (Anson Green); "Adults with Learning Difficulties: Strategies for Visual and Auditory Problems" (Pat Hatt); "Media Education as Literacy Education" (Winston Emery, Lee Rother); "Verbal and Visual Literacies: Summaries from Research"; "Concerning Literacy and Technology"; and "How Many Low Literature Adults Are There in Canada, the US, and UK? Should the IALS Estimates Be Revised?" (Thomas G. Sticht). The second double issue (issues 3 & 4) contains a pull-out insert that reports on a 6-week community writing project connecting literacy and the literary and includes samples of the student writing produced during the project. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Skills, Classroom Techniques, Community Education, Computer Uses in Education, Conferences, Creative Writing, Educational Media, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Empowerment, Family Literacy, Foreign Countries, Fused Curriculum, Health Education, Health Promotion, Information Networks, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Internet, Learning Disabilities, Literacy Education, Literature Reviews, Multimedia Instruction, Newsletters, Resource Materials, Sex Differences, Student Developed Materials, Teacher Education, Teacher Evaluation, Technological Literacy, Wellness, Womens Education, Workplace Literacy, Workshops, World Wide Web
The Centre for Literacy, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3Z 1A4. (Annual subscription, $18 Canadian). Tel: 514-931-8731, Ext. 1415; Web site: http://www.nald.ca/litcent.htm.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada; United Kingdom; United States