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Title: Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 4
Subtitle: Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice, A Project of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
Description:

Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research Policy, and
Practice, Volume 4 is the newest addition to a series of annual publications of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and
Literacy (NCSALL) that address major issues, the latest research, and the best practices in the field of adult literacy and learning.

Volume 4 opens with an overview of significant recent developments in the field. Subsequent chapters cover a wide range of topics critical to the success of adult education and literacy services in the United States:

*issues of race, class, gender, and sexual orientation;

*the role of workplace education in building adults' basic skills;

*the role of new learning technologies in adult education and literacy;

*adult developmental theories and their implications for the teaching of adult basic education and English for speakers of other languages; and

*traditional and contemporary adult learning theories, including an annotated bibliography of key resources.

Intended for policymakers, scholars, and practitioners dedicated to improving the quality of adult basic education, adult English for speakers of other languages, and adult secondary education programs, Review of Adult
Learning and Literacy, Volume 4 is an essential resource for the field.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
Subject Language(s): English
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 080584628X
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S.$ 69.95

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805846298
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 288
Prices: U.S.$ 29.95