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politics of adult literacy education

Arlene Fingeret

politics of adult literacy education

by Arlene Fingeret

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Published by N.C. Center for Literacy Development, N.C. State University in [Washington?] .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Luncheon address presented to the National Urban Literacy Conference.

StatementArlene Fingeret.
ContributionsNational Urban Literacy Conference (January 22,1988 : Washington D.C.)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13938392M

  Detailed analyses of spoken and written texts taken from institutional and local community settings show how textual religion is an exemplary technology of the self, a politics constituted by canonical texts, interpretive norms, textual practices, ritualised events and sociopolitical protocols that, ultimately, are turned in upon the :   The book discusses Freire's approach to adult literacy education and investigates the political, dialogical, and critical aspects to the multidimensional word in Freirean theory. The author outlines and assesses a number of key critiques of Freire's modernism, concentrating in particular on questions pertaining to the problem of pedagogical.

It's September – back to school time for a lot of kids, and for some adults, including Mrs. Anna Harris, a year-old woman in pursuit of her GED. On this episode, we confront some of the sobering statistics surrounding education in Baltimore and learn more about Learning is for Tomorrow, or LIFT, an organization that believes in the limitless potential of adult learners. For example, uninsured and publicly insured (e.g., Medicaid) individuals are at higher risk of having low health literacy. 27 Studies have found that older adult Medicare beneficiaries with low health literacy have higher medical costs, 28 increased ER visits and hospital admissions, 29 and decreased access to health care. 30 Education may also.

Epistemological foundations of American adult education, to A study of knowledge and interests. Dissertation Abstracts International, 52, 06A Google ScholarCited by: John Reed, Ten Days that Shook the World (New York: International Publishers, ), As Ben Eklof argues, there is a great deal of debate as to accurate measures of literacy at the time of the Russian Revolution. In , according to Eklof, “only one in five subjects of the Russian Empire could sign his own name” and in rural areas “as late as – only fourteen to 41 .


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