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Frederiksen, Karen-Margrete, Ed.; Larsen, Sanne, Ed.; Bradley, Linda, Ed.; Thouësny, Sylvie, Ed. –, 2020
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, the EUROCALL society succeeded in holding the 28th EUROCALL conference, EUROCALL2020, on 20-21 August as an online, two-day gathering. The transition process required to make this happen was demanding and insightful for everyone involved, and, in many ways, a logical consequence of the core content and purpose of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Videoconferencing
Ministry of Education, Islamabad (Pakistan). – 1990
This report consists of three chapters: (1) workshop proceedings; (2) papers presented by experts; and (3) field survey, preparation, and field testing of materials. The proceedings contain an introduction, workshop objectives, participants, opening of the workshop, phases of the workshop, closing session, and recommendations. Five papers are…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Basic Education, Adults, Beginning Reading
Cole, John Y., Ed.; Sticht, Thomas G., Ed. – 1981
Focusing on current knowledge of the textbook in American education and society, the 18 papers in this collection represent the views of educators, publishers, state and federal education officers, librarians, authors, and industry critics. Papers in the first section, "Textbooks and Literacy," deal with the role of the textbook in the curriculum;…
Descriptors: Basal Reading, Controversial Issues (Course Content), Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
DeLawter, Jayne, Ed. – 1976
The 33 articles published in this conference report represent the wide range of topics covered at the conference. Entries are organized under the following six headings: Comprehension: the reason for reading; the role of reading in personal development; language and cultural variables and reading; instructional programs and procedures; reading in…
Descriptors: Adult Reading Programs, Bibliotherapy, Bilingual Students, Conference Reports
Bonham, Frank – 1975
This speech, a product of the workshop on "Media: Minorities and Sex Stereotyping", is said to be intended to provide a vivid picture of how to write about minorities for minority youth from a "white" point of view. The author attributes his success in writing to the conviction that race is no factor in the dimensions of human joys and despairs,…
Descriptors: Books, Creative Writing, Disadvantaged Youth, Ethnic Studies
Nacke, Phil L., Ed. – 1974
This book includes selected papers and abstracts of papers which were presented on the program of the annual meeting of the National Reading Conference in 1973. The book is divided into sections covering reviews of selected research, research and theory, reading materials, programs and practice, and teacher education. The papers themselves deal…
Descriptors: Adult Education, Conference Reports, Educational Practices, Educational Research
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Fein, Linda Abby; Mancall, Jacqueline C. – Catholic Library World, 1984
This report on 1984 Drexel University/Free Library of Philadelphia conference on older children's literature includes Keynote address, "Portraits Beyond Pictures," by Jean Karl, Vice President and Director of Children's Book Department of the Atheneum; reports on author workshops; and Carolyn W. Field's acceptance speech on her receipt of Drexel…
Descriptors: Adolescent Literature, Adolescents, Authors, Conferences
Hoffman, James V., Ed.; Schallert, Diane L., Ed.; Fairbanks, Colleen M., Ed.; Worthy, Jo, Ed.; Maloch, Beth, Ed. – National Reading Conference, 2001
At the 2000 conference in Scottsdale, Arizona, the National Reading Conference celebrated its 50th anniversary, and with this issue, the editors offer to the readership the "50th Yearbook" of the conference. This Yearbook begins with a preface and presents profiles of two awardees, Lee Gunderson and Michael Pressley. Included in this…
Descriptors: Conferences (Gatherings), Preservice Teacher Education, Class Size, Literacy
Asia/Pacific Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan). – 1997
Following the proceedings of the training course on children's periodicals held in 1997 in Tokyo, this report contains the following articles: (1) "Children's Life and Magazines" (Jiro Saito); (2) "Periodical Picture Books to Develop Reading Skills of Children" (Tadashi Matsui); (3) "How to Produce Attractive Educational…
Descriptors: Childhood Interests, Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Marketing
Futterman, Linda, Comp.; And Others – 1989
The 14th Jerusalem International Book Fair, as an integral part of the International Jerusalem Symposium on Encouraging Reading took place for the fourth time. It addressed itself specifically to the promotion of reading habits among children and young people. The proceedings contain the following addresses: (1) "Give Us Books, Give Us Wings;…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, Mass Media Use
Douglass, Malcolm P., Ed. – 1989
Articles in this yearbook address the issue of emphasizing the basics in reading development, and also focus on the literary experience. Articles, listed by their authors, include: (1) "A Second Helping" (Myra Cohn Livingston); (2) "Not Only a New Curriculum but a New Teacher" (Marilyn Hanf Buckley); (3) "Reading--A…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Language Arts
Manna, Anthony L., Ed.; Brodie, Carolyn S., Ed. – 1992
This volume contains keynote and workshop presentations from several Virginia Hamilton Conferences on multicultural literature for children and young people. The papers and speeches are as follows: (1) "A Toiler, A Teller" (Virginia Hamilton); (2) "The Next America" (Arnold Adoff); (3) "The Magic of Imagining: Transaction…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Black Literature, Black Youth, Books
Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan). – 1990
The main objective of the seventh regional workshop was to provide training experience to participants from Unesco member states in the development of instructional neo-literate materials and the expansion of participation in literacy activities to the needs of the rural people, particularly women. The final report begins with an account of the…
Descriptors: Adult Literacy, Cultural Influences, Developing Nations, Family Life
Asian Cultural Centre for UNESCO, Tokyo (Japan). – 1991
The main objective of this workshop in Malaysia was to provide training experience to key personnel involved in functional literacy and non-formal education for youth and adults in the development, production, utilization, and adaptation of literacy materials for the use of this group. The first of three sections summarizes the proceedings of the…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Continuing Education, Developing Nations
Ministry of Education (Thailand). – 1991
The main objective of this workshop was to provide training experience with the development of audiovisual materials for neo-literates--e.g., videotape recordings, slides with narration, radio programs, folk media, and printed materials--that would be relevant to the needs of the rural people, mainly focusing on women. Introductory materials…
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Audiovisual Aids, Developing Nations
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