ERIC Number: ED460253
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy across the Curriculum: Connecting Literacy in the Schools, Community and Workplace, 1995-1996.
Shohet, Linda, Ed.
Literacy across the Curriculum, v11 n1-4 Spr 1995-Win 1996
This document contains four issues of a journal that aims to connect literacy in the schools, the community, and the workplace. Each issue also contains an insert focusing on media literacy. Some of the topics covered in the spring 1995 issue include the following: positioning literacy--naming literacy; literacy and machines--an overview of the use of technology in adult literacy programs; the United Kingdom experience of workplace literacy; families and literacy; writing and roadkill on the information highway; surfing the net in pursuit of the muse; turned off, tuned out--left out (television); what do employers really want?; and what adults need to know and be able to do. The summer 1995 issue features the following: health and literacy; the United Kingdom experience of investing in people; work-based learning; the new reading disk; computer technology survey of Ontario adult literacy programs; David Buckingham on media literacy; Spain 1995--International Conference on Media Education; Prime Time Parent Media Literacy workshop kit; policy conversation on new technologies and literacy; and adult literacy software evaluation criteria. In the Fall 1995 issue, the following are addressed: knowing more, doing less; international comparison of adult literacy released; what happens to kids with learning disabilities when they grow up?; inquiry projects and inquiry maps; participatory action research; making peace with the media; media education in English Quebec--an overview; and substance abuse and media education. The Winter 1996 issue includes the following: participation and the pleasure principle (of literacy education); a grammar of the visual?; literacy and technology--trying to reach adults where they are; evaluating television for teaching literacy; and adult literacy media alliance; poetry lessons for literacy--conversation poems; assessing media work; and New York City's public schools get support for critical media use in the information age. All issues include teaching methods, resources, reviews, conference notes, and announcements. (KC)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Educational Research, Educational Resources, Educational Technology, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Reading Instruction, Research Reports, Writing Instruction
Centre for Literacy, 3040 Sherbrooke Street West, Montreal, Quebec H3Z 1A4, Canada.
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Literacy Secretariat, Ottawa (Ontario).; Human Resources Development Canada, Ottawa (Ontario).; Dawson Coll., Montreal (Quebec).
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Canada