ERIC Number: EJ447620
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Oppositional Culture and Literacy Education: Constructing Curriculum.
Akre, Philip J.
Community Review, v11 n1-2 p39-44 Fall-Spr 1990-91
Advocates a new conception of literacy education given that most illiterate adults in the United States are Third-World newcomers or educationally/economically disadvantaged U.S. adults. Urges educators to solicit and heed their students' criticisms of the dominant culture. Recommends 13 topics on which to base learning activities related to students' life experiences. (DMM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A