ERIC Number: EJ346489
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Gideonites and Freedmen: Adult Literacy Education at Port Royal 1862-1865.
Rachal, John R.
Journal of Negro Education, v55 n4 p453-69 Fall 1986
The Port Royal, South Carolina, experiment was the earliest form of indirect federal aid to adult literacy education for Blacks. The following points are discussed: (1) history of the program; (2) teacher motivations; (3) student motivations; (4) methods and materials; (5) decline of the program; and (6) significance of the program. (PS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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