ERIC Number: EJ1125477
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016
Abstractor: As Provided
Literacy, Parental Roles, and Support Systems among Single Latino Father Families
Santos, Rose A.; Alfred, Mary V.
Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, v5 n3 p5-17 Win 2016
The purpose of this study was to investigate the roles of eight Latino single fathers as primary caregivers and their engagement with the literacy development of their children. The sample for this study consisted of eight single Latino fathers with children of elementary to middle school age. The primary method of data collection was semi-structured, open-ended interviews conducted face-to-face and by phone. A constant comparative method was conducted to analyze the data. The findings included a profile of the participants' demographics along with the themes of work and learning, relational support, and home literacy practices.
Descriptors: Fathers, One Parent Family, Hispanic Americans, Parent Participation, Literacy Education, Elementary School Students, Middle School Students, Semi Structured Interviews, Comparative Analysis, Qualitative Research, Parent Role, Family Environment, Family Work Relationship, Social Support Groups
Commission on Adult Basic Education. PO Box 620, Syracuse, NY 13206. Tel: 888-442-6223; e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Web site: http://www.coabe.org
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools; Secondary Education; Junior High Schools
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