Functional Context Education: Making Learning Relevant in the 21st Century (2005)

The concepts of Functional Context Education, developed within the field of adult literacy education, are being widely disseminated on the Internet. Several online databases provide a wide range of resources for adult educators and others and include information about Functional Context Education (FCE) theory and principles for embedding or integrating basic skills with relevant content subject matter.

The FCE workshops included these chapters :

- Introduction to Functional Context Education (FCE) materials and principles available online.

- Research and development related to FCE principles and methods in several industrialized nations.

- “Relevance” at national levels in relation to foundational concepts of literacy in FCE.

- Functional Context Education in historical perspective.

- Overview of methodologies used in adult literacy research for determining what is relevant to youth and adult learners.

- Two case studies of integrated vocational and basic skills education.

- Three case studies integrating basic skills education with job training, parenting, and health education.

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2005-12-15
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Thomas G. Sticht. Functional Context Education: Making Learning Relevant in the 21st Century 2005. Web. 28 Jan. 2022 <http://en.copian.ca/library/research/fce/fce.pdf>
Thomas G. Sticht (2005). Functional Context Education: Making Learning Relevant in the 21st Century. Retrieved January 28, 2022, from http://en.copian.ca/library/research/fce/fce.pdf
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