ERIC Number: ED511939
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2003-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Focus on Basics: Connecting Research & Practice. Volume 6, Issue B
Garner, Barbara, Ed.
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL)
"Focus on Basics" is the quarterly publication of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy. It presents best practices, current research on adult learning and literacy, and how research is used by adult basic education teachers, counselors, program administrators, and policymakers. "Focus on Basics" is dedicated to connecting research with practice, to connecting teachers with research and researchers with the reality of the classroom, and by doing so, making adult basic education research more relevant to the field. The theme of this issue of "Focus on Basics" is "-isms." Articles appearing in this issue are: (1) YES! A Literacy Program's Antiracist Journey (Margery Freeman and Lou Johnson); (2) Multicultural Education: Connecting Theory to Practice (Allison Cumming-McCann); (3) Idealism and Realism in the Formation of a Culturally Sensitive Classroom (KayTee Niquette); (4) A Conversation with FOB: Addressing Racism, Gender, and Classism in ABE (Jereann King); (5) Naming the Power Dynamics in Staff Development (Cassandra Drennon); (6) Personal Journeys of Transformation (Maria Rosales-Uribe and Rick Kappra); (7) Race, Class, Gender, and Sexual Orientation in ABE (Deborah D'Amico); (8) All About NCSALL; (9) Blackboard; and (10) New From NCSALL. Individual articles contain references.
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Educational Research, Adult Learning, Literacy, Theory Practice Relationship, Racial Discrimination, Social Justice, Multicultural Education, Cultural Pluralism, Cultural Awareness, Staff Development, Power Structure, Group Dynamics, Sexual Orientation
National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy (NCSALL). 44 Farnsworth Street, Boston, MA 02210. Tel: 617-482-9485; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.ncsall.net
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Adult Basic Education
Audience: Teachers; Researchers
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED)
Authoring Institution: National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy