In Forsaken Hands: How Theory Empowers Literacy Learners

In Forsaken Hands: How Theory Empowers Literacy Learners

by La Verg Rosow

Hardcover(New Edition)


Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780435081164
Publisher: Heinemann
Publication date: 04/17/1995
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 326
Product dimensions: 6.31(w) x 9.31(h) x 1.26(d)

About the Author

La Vergne Rosow, Ed.D., founder of the experimental Beaumont Literacy Program, has studied adult literacy issues for more than ten years. She is an adjunct teacher education faculty member at the University of Southern California and has studied adult literacy issues in the United States, China, New Zealand, and Australia.

Table of Contents

Literacy Everywhere, but Not for All

The Roots of Disempowerment

Henry: The Training Program Pro

Arthur: Disempowered in the Extreme

Madonna: In Search of a Childhood

Danny (and Charlie): It Runs in the Family

Reynaldo, Beau, and Jonathan: Three Perspectives at Once

The Fugitives

The Power of Theory

La Vergne Rosow's Annotated List of Good Books Appendixes: A. The Affective Filter and Learning Problems B. Summarizing Ray C. Rist C. California Adult Literacy Campaign Adult Learner Questionnaire D. Reading Aloud to Your Children

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