Adult Biliteracy: Sociocultural and Programmatic Responses

Adult Biliteracy: Sociocultural and Programmatic Responses

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ISBN-13: 9780805853629
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/31/2007
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 248
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.52(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: A. Huerta-Macías, K.M. Rivera, Preface: Adult Literacy/Biliteracy. Part I: Adult Biliteracy: Perspectives and Policies. K.M. Rivera, A. Huerta-Macías, Adult Bilingualism and Biliteracy in the United States: Theoretical Perspectives. M. Castro, T.G. Wiley, Literacy and Language Diversity: How Well Do National Data Inform Policy? K.M. Rivera, A. Huerta-Macías, Photo Essay: Literacy and Biliteracy: Expressions in Environmental Print. Part II: Adult Biliteracy in Diverse Contexts. K.M. Rivera, Adult Biliteracy in Community-Based Organizations: Venues of Participation, Agents of Transformation. A. Huerta-Macías, Workforce Education for Latinos: A Bilingual Approach. E. Quintero, A Crossroads: Family Education Programs. E. Skilton-Sylvester, Academic Biliteracies for Adults in the United States. J. Powrie, Civics Education and Adult Biliteracy. Part III: Themes, Issues, and Challenges. H.S. Wrigley, Capturing What Counts: Language and Literacy Assessment for Bilingual Adults. A. Huerta-Macías, K.M. Rivera, Issues and Future Directions.

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