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ERIC Number: ED463410
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
Pages: 99
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1192-3288
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)
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:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Centre for Literacy, Montreal (Quebec).
Identifiers - Location: Australia; Canada; United Kingdom; United States