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ERIC Number: EJ656924
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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ISSN: ISSN-1052-231X
Stemming Criterion Bleed: Evaluating Literacy Education in Its Own Terms.
St. Clair, Ralf
Adult Basic Education, v12 n2 p67-81 Sum 2002
Examines ways in which the evaluative criteria of literacy education are being displaced by those with a work force development focus. Illustrates the consequences of criterion bleed: the concept of basic skills is being shifted from a means of democratic participation to a tool for employment. Urges adult literacy educators to adopt a critical stance. (Contains 22 references.) (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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