ERIC Number: EJ663377
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Sharing the Bilingual Journey: Situational Autobiography in a Family Literacy Context.
Bilingual Research Journal, v26 n3 p575-97 Fall 2002
In a study examining situational autobiography, a learner in a family literacy classroom completed three situational autobiography chapters and then explored the same themes with her children at home. Findings indicate that knowledge of learners' backgrounds is essential to providing quality education, and situational autobiography has a healing effect on people adjusting to a new culture. (Contains 27 references.) (TD)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Students, Autobiographies, Bilingual Students, Bilingualism, Context Effect, Cultural Awareness, Family English Literacy, Immigrants, Parent Child Relationship, Self Evaluation (Individuals)
For full text: http://brj.asu.edu/content/vol26 no3/abstracts.html.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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