ERIC Number: EJ624303
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Out of Balance: Contradictory Depictions of Adult Literacy Learners as Consumers.
Sandlin, Jennifer A.
Adult Basic Education, v11 n1 p17-39 Spr 2001
Interviews of adult literacy learners were compared with depictions of learners as consumers in textbooks. Texts focused on learners' deficits and lack of knowledge, whereas learners viewed themselves as competent, capable consumers despite limited academic skills and income. (Contains 40 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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