This is an encompassing review that addresses all aspects of literacy (reading, numeracy, and technological literacy, for example) with a global perspective. It connects the objectives of literacy education with broader areas of social welfare, including health, employment and political and economic empowerment. The second volume in a new annual series, this unique publication for practitioners in the field of adult learning and literacy collects in one yearly volume the best new knowledge and practice advances identified by the prestigious, Harvard-based and federally-funded literacy center, NCSALL. A single, "e;user-friendly"e; source for information on best practices in the field of adult learning & literacy. The editors' introduction in each volume covers news from the world of policy and research, while six distinguished writers and practitioners contribute articles on the most pressing topics in adult literacy. Each volume also includes annotated reviews of the best books and key journal articles published in the past year.
Annual Review of Adult Learning and Literacy, National Center for the Study of Adult Learning and L