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Author Tett, Lynn
Title Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Language : Policy, Practice and Research
Imprint Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education, 2006
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Note Front Cover -- Half title -- Title -- Copyright -- Contents -- Foreword -- Contributors -- Dedication -- Abbreviations -- Chapter 1 Introduction: Social practice of adult literacy, numeracy and language -- Section one Literacies as situated social practice -- Chapter 2 Significance of a social practice view of language, literacy and numeracy -- Chapter 3 How could a socio-cultural approcach to literacy, Language and numeracy inform policy? -- Chapter 4 Adult literacies and social Inclusion: practice, research and policy in scotland -- Section two Literacy, Language and Multilingualism -- Chapter 5 Aligning Socio-cultural and Critical Approaches to Multilingual Literacy Research -- Chapter 6 Lanuguage, literacy and bilingualism: connecting theory, policy and practice -- Chapter 7 Literacy, Language and Bilingualism -- Section three The politics of numbers -- Chapter 8 Power of numbers: Reserch agendas in a number-saturated world -- Chapter 9 Social - cultural approach to adult numeracy: Issues for policy and practice -- Chapter 10 Measuring up: Practitioners Researching Numeracy -- Section four Measuring and assessing adult literacy, numeracy and language -- Chapter 11 Education for all : the globalization of learning targets -- Chapter 12 Tests and ptarmigan -- Chapter 13 Performance measurement within adult literacy, language and numeracy: practitioners' perspectives -- Section five Crossing Boundaries: Facilitating interactions -- Chapter 14 Crossing Borders - and back again : a life of building gridges, squaring circles and living literacy as social practice -- Chapter 15 Exploring possibilities in the boundaries -- Chapter 16 Crossing boundaries or boundary crossings: from practice to research and research to practice -- Index -- Back cover
Explores the social practice of literacy, numeracy and language and its implications for teaching and learning adult basic skills. This book shows how the social practice approach to learning and teaching can be used to develop more inclusive views of adult literacy, numeracy and language
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Tett, Lynn Adult Literacy, Numeracy and Language : Policy, Practice and Research Berkshire : McGraw-Hill Education,c2006 9780335219377
Subject Elementary education of adults.;Education
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Alt Author Hamilton, Mary
Hillier, Yvonne
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