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Many Literacies: Modules For Training Adult Beginning Readers And Tutors, Marilyn Gillespie Jan 1990

Many Literacies: Modules For Training Adult Beginning Readers And Tutors, Marilyn Gillespie

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Making Literacy Work: The Specific Literacy Approach, Stephen J. Anzalone, Stephen D. Mclaughlin Jan 1983

Making Literacy Work: The Specific Literacy Approach, Stephen J. Anzalone, Stephen D. Mclaughlin

Literacy

During the past decade, adult literacy in international development has become out of fashion. A marked decline in international interest in promoting adult literacy has followed the disappointing results of the Experimental World Literacy Programme (UNESCO, 1976). Many development planners now question the need for literacy in settings where printed materials are few. Others look with dismay at the seemingly meager accomplishments of traditional literacy projects--high dropout rates, low levels of skill acquisition, and frequent instances of relapsing into illiteracy after training is completed.

Lack of interest on the part of technical assistance agencies and among planners and educators has ...


Games And Simulations In Literacy Training, David R. Evans Jan 1979

Games And Simulations In Literacy Training, David R. Evans

Literacy

A monograph on “instructional technology” which presents innovative teaching-learning possibilities through games and simulations. Geared toward literacy workers and learners, it describes a variety of games and simulations from planning and design to implementation. Discussions of participatory learning and learner-control of these instructional technologies are interwoven in the text.