Rethinking Literacy Education: The Critical Need for Practice-Based Change (Hardback)
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Rethinking Literacy Education: The Critical Need for Practice-Based Change (Hardback)

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Hardback 304 Pages / Published: 14/10/1996
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1998 Winner of the Cyril O. Houle World Award for Literature in Adult Education In this thought-provoking book, Quigley offers a new view of illiteracy that starts with the learner and takes into account a broad array of work, family, and cultural considerations. This guide gives adult educators and trainers working in the field concrete suggestions and alternatives for their work that they can use to shape a new philosophy of adult literacy and improve their practice.

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
ISBN: 9780787902872
Number of pages: 304
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 239 x 159 x 22 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
?This book is challenging, useful, insightful, authoritative, andhopeful--one that every adult literacy education policy and programleader, researcher and practitioner should read. With this work, Allan Quigley has made a first-rate contribution to our field.?(Jean H. Lowe, director, GED Testing Service)

?Quigley's perspective on adult literacy is fresh and provocative.Rethinking Literacy Education impels adult literacy professionalsto reconsider what they are doing and why.? (Hal Beder, professor, department of educational theory, policy, and administration, Rutgers)

?Valuable in encouraging literacy practitioners to be moreproactive in challenging misguided public policy and damagingliteracy rhetoric.? (Elisabeth Hayes, associate professor, department of continuing and vocational education, University ofWisconsin-Madison)

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