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ERIC Number: ED508861
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Mar-9
Pages: 280
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-8058-6165-5
ISSN: N/A
Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice. Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 7
Comings, John, Ed.; Garner, Barbara, Ed.; Smith, Christine, Ed.
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Bk)
"Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, Volume 7" is the newest volume in a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices in the field of adult literacy and learning. Each Review opens with an overview of significant recent developments in the field of adult literacy followed by a set of chapters presenting in-depth reviews of research and best practices on topics of high interest to the field, and concludes with a Resources section. The following chapters are included: (1) The Years 2004 and 2005 in Review (Noreen Lopez); (2) Persistence: Helping Adult Education Students Reach Their Goals (John Comings); (3) Achieving Adult Education Program Quality: A Review of Systematic Approaches to Program Improvement (Mary Ziegler and Mary Beth Bingman); (4) Assistive Technology and Adult Literacy: Access and Benefits (Heidi Silver-Pacuilla); (5) Individualized Group Instruction: A Reality of Adult Basic Education (Perrine Robinson-Geller); (6) Health Literacy: An Update of Medical and Public Health Literature (Rima E. Rudd, with Jennie Epstein Anderson, Sarah Oppenheimer and Charlotte Nath); (7) Research on Professional Development and Teacher Change: Implications for Adult Basic Education (Cristine Smith and Marilyn Gillespie); (8) Opportunities, Transitions, and Risks: Perspectives on Adult Literacy and Numeracy Development in Australia (Rosie Wickert, Jean Searle, Beth Marr, and Betty Johnston); (9) Adult Basic Education in South Africa (Veronica McKay); and (10) Annotated Bibliography on Workplace Education (Connie Nelson). (Individual chapters contain tables, footnotes, figures, appendices, and references.) [For "Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 6," see ED493806.]
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 10 Industrial Avenue, Mahwah, NJ 07430. Tel: 800-926-6579; Fax: 201-760-3735; e-mail: orders@erlbaum.com; Web site: http://www.erlbaum.com
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General
Education Level: Adult Basic Education; Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
Identifiers - Location: Australia; South Africa