ERIC Number: ED446216
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Pebbles in a Pond: Learner, Teacher, and Policy Perspectives on Mutual Obligation.
Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium, Melbourne (Victoria). Victorian Centre.
This book contains nine chapters, by various authors, containing research and policy perspectives on issues of mutual obligation between teachers and students, especially in Australia. The following are included: (1) "Researching Literacy, Language, and Numeracy and Mutual Obligation: An Introduction to Some Issues" (Sheilagh Kelly and Liz Campbell); (2) "Voices of the Unemployed" (Patrick Gurr); (3) "The All-Seeing Eye: A Stakeholder Narrative of Applying for the Dole" (Michael Chin); (4) "Mutual Obligation: How to Survive and Enjoy the Experience" (Sue Frischke); (5) "Stakeholders' Experiences of Mutual Obligation" (Pauline O'Maley); (6) "LANT (Literacy and Numeracy Training) and the Country Learner: A City Slicker's Perspective" (John Stone); (7) "Mutual Obligation: Who's Paying? (Philippa Granwal); (8) "Mandatory Participation in Literacy/Numeracy Programs for Unemployed Young Australians: Whose Interests Are Served?" (Sarah Lindfield-Ide); and (9) "Researching Mutual Obligation and Literacy, Language, and Numeracy: What Does This Research Tell Us? (Sheilagh Kelly and Liz Campbell). An appendix contains a questionnaire sent to providers and participants asking about mutual obligation; and a bibliography lists 155 references. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Basic Skills, Educational Attitudes, Educational Policy, Educational Research, Foreign Countries, Literacy Education, Numeracy, Policy Formation, Postsecondary Education, Skill Development, Teacher Expectations of Students, Teacher Response, Teacher Student Relationship, Unemployment
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Australian National Training Authority, Brisbane.; Australian Dept. of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, Canberra.
Authoring Institution: Adult Literacy and Numeracy Australian Research Consortium, Melbourne (Victoria). Victorian Centre.
Identifiers - Location: Australia