ERIC Number: ED445276
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Considering the Research, Debating the Issues: Proceedings of the National ALNARC Forum (1st, Melbourne, Australia, February 17-18, 2000).
Sanguinetti, Jill, Ed.; Bradshaw, Delia, Ed.
This document contains 10 papers about and from a national forum that was conducted by the Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium (ALNARC) to gather various perspectives on the inclusion of literacy and numeracy standards in Australia's national training packages and to discuss research about the implementation of training packages that have been developed with consideration for literacy and numeracy standards. The following papers are included: "Introduction: Literacy in VET (Vocational Education and Training) and Literacy in the Community: ALNARC's Research Challenge" (Jill Sanguinetti); "Literacy in Training Packages: An ANTA (Australian National Training Authority) Perspective" (Rob Bluer); "Literacy in Training Packages: An Industry Perspective" (Bob Paton); "Literacy in Training Packages: A Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Perspective" (Linda Wyse); "Literacy in Training Packages: A Registered Training Organisation (RTO) Perspective" (Rhonda Raisbeck); "Reflections on Literacy, Workplaces and Training Packages" (P.J. Waterhouse); "The Implementation of Training Packages: Critical Perspectives on Language, Literacy and Numeracy in Training Packages" (Damon Anderson); "The Politics and Practicalities of Grassroots Research in Education" (Marie Brennan); "Sleight of Hand: Literacy, Social Capital and Social Disadvantage" (Ian Falk); and "Mentoring in Practitioner-Based Research" (John Wilson). Two papers include substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Administrator Attitudes, Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Community Programs, Competency Based Education, Conferences, Disadvantaged, Education Work Relationship, Educational Attitudes, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Employer Attitudes, Foreign Countries, Human Capital, Instructional Materials, Integrated Curriculum, Labor Force Development, Learning Modules, Literacy Education, Material Development, Mentors, National Curriculum, Numeracy, Politics of Education, School Business Relationship, Theory Practice Relationship, Vocational Education
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.; Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium, Melbourne (Victoria). Victorian Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Australia