ERIC Number: ED463410
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Reference Count: N/A
Literacy across the CurriculuMedia Focus, 2000.
Shohet, Linda, Ed.
Literacy across the CurriculuMedia Focus, 15 n1-2 2000
This volume presents articles and information to support and improve literacy practices in schools, the community, and the workplace. Selected article titles are as follows: "Reaching Learners Where They Are" (Linda Shohet); "The Learners' Wall: Experiences in the Health Care System"; "In-Sites: A Study in Workforce Literacy: Some Preliminary Findings" (Judy Hunter, Sue Folinsbee); "Adult Literacy and Television: Has a Familiar Tool Been Overlooked?"; "Adult Literacy and Television: Some Thoughts" (David Hargreaves); "Using Television/Video for Adult Learning" (Europe Singh); "Repurposing at the Grassroots: Learning Numbers from 'Hockey Night in Canada'" (Mona Arsenault); "The Politics of Literacy Policy" (Linda Shohet); "The Bagel Effect: Power and Control Moving from the Centre"; "An Empathetic Empiricist, a Sensitive Statistician: An Interview with Sir Claus Moser"; "Assembling the Fragments: A Review of Research on Adult Basic Skills" (Greg Brooks, Kerry Giles, John Harman, Sally Kendall, Felicity Rees, Sara Whittaker); and "Women and Literacy: Issues of Race, Class, and Culture." Other items included are as follows: an annotated bibliography; profiles of noteworthy materials and activities used in literacy classrooms; a special insert on literacy and the homeless that reports on selected literacy initiatives for homeless people and includes samples of poetry and prose written by homeless individuals; reviews of publications about and for use in literacy instruction; and announcements of upcoming conferences and other events relevant to literacy practitioners. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Annotated Bibliographies, Basic Skills, Conferences, Cultural Differences, Education Work Relationship, Educational Media, Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Family Literacy, Foreign Countries, Health Promotion, Homeless People, Instructional Materials, Literacy Education, Mass Media, Numeracy, Politics of Education, Program Development, Racial Differences, Reading Instruction, Rural Education, School Community Relationship, Socioeconomic Status, Student Developed Materials, Trend Analysis, Workplace Literacy
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
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