Investigating Literacy - A Sourcebook for Instruction with Adults

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Investigating Literacy

A Sourcebook for Instruction with Adults

By: Colin Laine and Sue Geddes

This book is an essential reference for practitioners working with adults who are low-functioning or considered illiterate.

ISBN 978-1-55077-038-4
Edition First
Year 1992
Page Count 120

$ 19.95

Table of Contents

INTRODUCTION:

  • Using Learning Styles
  • The Literacy/Learning Styles Project
  • Background
  • Description of the Project
  • The Structure of Intellect Learning Abilities Test
  • Implications for Instruction
  • Profile of Abilities
  • Outcomes
  • Future Directions
ADULT EDUCATION AND LITERACY:
  • Adult Education
  • Literacy
  • References
LEARNING STYLES AND THE STRUCTURE OF INTELLECT (SOI):
  • Ways of Working
  • What are (Cognitive) Learning Styles?
  • Assessing Styles and Abilities
  • Using SOI Profiles
  • Learning Styles
  • Structure of Intellect
CLASSROOM METHODS:
  • Instructional Strategies
  • Teacher Materials
  • Using Computers in the Classroom
  • Occupational Literacy
FUTURE DIRECTIONS AND RESOURCES:
  • Future Directions
  • Needs
  • Literacy Organizations
  • Useful Journals
  • Newsletters and Periodicals
  • Publishers (of literacy-related materials)