It was about one and a half years ago that I finally I arrived where I had always wanted to be and do what I had always wanted-- teach students, support small language communities and conduct research on African languages on my doorstep. The University of Cape Town and my new colleagues welcomed my efforts to establish the Centre for African Language Diversity-- CALDi as well as The African Language Archive-- TALA and I was recently appointed the Mellon Research Chair: African Language Diversity this initiative. The main aim of CALDi is to train young African scholars in descriptive linguistics and open up space for research into African languages at UCT with the hopes of countering the dominance of African linguistics outside the continent. It has been a great challenge for which my whole career has been a form of preparation...Read more
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Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, Volume 6
Connecting Research, Policy, and Practice: A Project of the National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and Literacy
"Review of Adult Learning and Literacy: Connecting Research, Policy, and
Practice, Volume 6," is the newest volume in 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.
Each Review opens with an overview of significant recent developments in
the field of adult literacy during the previous year, followed by a set of
chapters presenting in-depth reviews of research and best practices on
topics of high interest to the field.
The "Review of Adult Learning and Literacy" serves as the journal of record
for the field and is an essential resource for all stakeholders who need to
know what research can reveal about how best to serve adult learners.