Adult literacy in New Zealand: Issues in policy, practice and biculturalism
- Making dialogue dialogic: A dialogic approach to adult literacy instruction. Fallon, Dianne // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Oct95, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p138
Reports on a dialogic approach to adult literacy instruction. Accounts of a nonreader's entries in her journals; Making journals dialogic; Issue of response; Anticipation of response; Shared responsiveness; Dialogic teaching principles; Using generative themes; Reading and writing with a text;...
- STEMMING CRITERION BLEED: EVALUATING LITERACY EDUCATION IN ITS OWN TERMS. St. Clair, Ralf // Adult Basic Education;Summer2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p67
This article examines the potential for the evaluative criteria of adult literacy programs to be displaced by those of complementary provision such as workplace preparation. This process is conceptualized as "criterion bleed," and some of the negative effects for literacy education are...
- A CRITICAL ANALYSIS OF LITERACY PRACTICE IN BOTSWANA. Maruatona, Tonic // Adult Basic Education;Summer2002, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p82
This theoretical essay demonstrates that the limits of adult literacy in Botswana can be attributed to its centralized nature and the fact that teachers and learners are not involved in the selection of both language and texts of instruction. It uses findings of case studies, which indicate the...
- Exemplary literacy programs to be highlighted in DOE pubn. // Library Journal;6/1/1987, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p40
Reports on the publication of 'What Works in Adult Literacy,' a guide for adult literacy programs in the U.S. Contents of the book; Publishers.
- The influence of persistence on literacy learning in adult... Fitzgerald, Nicholas B.; Young, Malcom B. // Adult Education Quarterly;Winter97, Vol. 47 Issue 2, p78
Focuses on study carried out on the variables which directly or indirectly influence reading achievement in adult literacy programs. Major focus of the study; Direct and indirect influences; How the adult literacy education program can be improved; Findings of the study; Method of study.
- Scottish adults. // Education Journal;May2002, Issue 63, p12
Reports on the Scottish Further Education Unit's announcement of details of two projects involved with adult literacy and numeracy. Colleges participating in the Barriers Affecting Lifelong Learning project; Review of practice in adult literacy and numeracy provision in the Building Capacity in...
- A critique of centralized curricula in literacy programs: The case of Botswana. Maruatona, Tonic L. // Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;May2002, Vol. 45 Issue 8, p736
Examines the Botswana National Literacy Program (BNLP) curriculum for adult literacy. Background on centralization and decentralization; Overview of socioeconomic conditions in Botswana; Information on the activities and problems of centralization in the BNLP; Recommendations.
- "Make literacy a priority and improve life chances.". // Education (14637073);12/17/2010, Issue 416, p2
Information about topics discussed at the National Literacy Trust conference in Great Britain is presented, including statements made by Sarah Teather, Minister of State for Children and Families, and Jonathan Douglas, Director of the National Literacy Trust, about literacy levels among adults.
- Improving literacy. Burgess, Mike // DEMM: Engineering & Manufacturing;Nov2007, p40
The article suggests the need for literacy in the workplace to promote business growth in New Zealand. It is stated that there should be clearly identified benefits for individuals when they improve their literacy skills. Four main opportunities that can be made to integrate literacy development...