Women's literacy

Adult Basic Education: Strategies to Increase Returns on Investment (ROI) (1999)

Drawing upon a variety of studies, the author argues that adult literacy program can increase their ROI by developing 'programs that maximize the intergenerational transfer of educational benefits from parents to children, and functional-context education programs [that] integrate basic skills instruction with job and parenting skills training'.

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1999-07-01

Making Connections Supplemental Document: Antiracist/Culture-Based Approaches (1998)

Making Connections is a book of curriculum for women in literacy and English-as-an-additional language (EAL) programs, developed as a result of the ongoing work of the Literacy Committee of the CCLOW Board. Since its development, some gaps were identified in the curriculum document in addressing racism and presenting culture-based approaches to learning.

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1998-01-01

But I'm Not a Therapist: Literacy Work with Survivors of Abuse (1997)

This article describes research that the author is working on, which will look at how current violence, or the aftermath of violence, can lead to various crises for women in literacy programs. The study will ask the following three questions:
1. What impacts of abuse are instructors (and other literacy workers) observing in literacy programs?
2. How can literacy workers address issues of violence in literacy programs?

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1997-03-30

What Happens When Some Women in a Literacy Program Decide to Do Something They Consider Woman-positive? (Report of Research Project 1991, 1992 ) (1992)

This article describes research conducted to answer the question: “What happens when some women from 12 very different literacy programs decide to do something woman-positive?”

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1992-01-01

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