ERIC Number: ED481824
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-May-16
Reference Count: N/A
Beginnings VI: A Publication of Adult Student Writing of the 2003 Ohio Writers' Conference.
Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center.
This document is a compilation of 74 items that were written by Ohio adult basic and literacy education students and presented at the Sixth Annual Ohio Writers' Conference. The compilation is organized in seven sections titled as follows: (1) "Beautiful Ohio: Visions of What Used to Be" (7 poems and essays commemorating famous historical figures and events); (2) "Beautiful Ohio: This Majestic Land" (12 poems and essays by Ohio natives and immigrants); (3) "Beautiful Ohio: Land Where My Dreams All Come True" (8 essays and poems by individuals who have moved to Ohio from other parts of the Untied States and abroad); (4) "Issues and Attitudes" (13 essays and poems on a wide range of topics, including meeting the needs of Ohio's students, violence, drug use, attitudes toward the homeless, and hiding from dyslexia); (5) "Personal Reflections" (14 reflections on topics ranging from having a bad day to losing close friends in a drag race); (6) "Family" (10 essays and poems expressing attitudes toward family and recalling specific family members); and (7) "Love and Inspiration" (10 poems and essays exploring the meaning of love and recounting experiences of being in love). Biographies of the authors and a list of honorable mention authors whose works were not included in the compilation are also presented. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Students, Conferences, Creative Writing, Essays, Family Attitudes, History, Literacy Education, Personal Narratives, Personal Writing, Poetry, Reminiscence, Short Stories, State History, State Programs, Student Developed Materials
For full text: http://literacy.kent.edu/Oasis/Pubs/Beginnings6/index.html.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Creative Works
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Ohio State Dept. of Education, Columbus. Div. of Career-Technical and Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Kent State Univ., OH. Ohio Literacy Resource Center.
Identifiers - Location: Ohio