George Demetrion

Family Literacy Through the Eyes of an Empathetic Ethnographer: An Appalachian Case Study (2004)

This is a review and discussion of the book Other People's Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy by Victoria Purcell-Gates.

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2004-06-14

Small Group Instruction (2004)

This essay presents a discussion of small group instruction in adult literacy.

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2004-04-13

Voices From Around the World Sourcebook: A Large Compendium of Lessons (2003)

This collection of student narratives was created at Literacy Volunteers of Greater Hartford, Connecticut, USA over a ten year period. Included are various anthologies of student essays and oral history narratives. The narratives are organized by chapters representing different parts of the world. Questions and exercises have been added for instructional purposes.

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2003-11-20

In Review: Using Reason and Research in Education (2003)

A review of the book, "Using Research and Reason in Education: How Teachers Can Use Scientifically Based Research to Make Curricular & Instructional Decisions", by P.J. Stanovich and K.E. Stanovich

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2003-09-02

John Dewey's Educational Philosophy: Core Concepts (2003)

The concepts in this document are inspired by the educational theory of John Dewey. Sometimes George Demetrion used Dewey's ideas as prompts for his own thinking. In other places he has blended short quotes into his own text.

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2003-08-06

An Affective Skills Curriculum (1993)

Adapted from McLaughlin, P. (1993). Realizing Goals: An Affective Skills Curriculum Seattle, WA: ABLE Network

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2003-08-01

Teaching the Word "Restaurant": A Deweyan View (2003)

In this report, the writer discusses an experience teaching adults to read new words.

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2003-07-31

Motivation and the Adult New Reader (2002)

Becoming Literate at the Bob Steele Reading Center

A substantial revision of Demetrion's original essay of the same name, which was written in 1994.

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2003-02-28

Reading Giroux Through a Deweyan Lens: Pushing Utopia to the Outer Edge (2001)

This essay uses a Deweyan perspective to explore Giroux's writings, including his concepts of resistance, literacy, and empowerment.

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2002-10-25

Motivation and the Adult New Reader: Student Profiles in a Deweyan Vein (1998)

The educational philosopher, John Dewey defines growth as "the ability to learn from experience." This study focuses on this core Deweyan concept as a way of interpreting the learning history of three male students at an adult literacy learning center. This study focuses more on students' progress toward their goals than on their attainment of those goals.

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2002-10-25

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