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Teaching adult literacy : principles and practice

Author: Nora Hughes; Irene Schwab; National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy.
Publisher: Maidenhead, Berkshire, England ; New York, NY, USA : Open University Press, McGraw-Hill Education, 2010.
Series: Developing adult skills.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work blends together research, theory and practical pedagogy of adult literacy, numeracy and ESOL. The level 4 subject specifications cover both subject knowledge and pedagogy and the contents of the book relate closely to these areas.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nora Hughes; Irene Schwab; National Research and Development Centre for Adult Literacy and Numeracy.
ISBN: 9780335237357 0335237355 9780335237364 0335237363
OCLC Number: 619829837
Description: vii, 384 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: The social context of literacy / Mary Hamilton --
Who are the learners? / Yvon Appleby --
How language works / Irene Schwab and Nora Hughes --
Learner profiles and texts --
Reading / Irene Schwab --
Writing / Nora Hughes --
Speaking and literacy / Irene Schwab and Nora Hughes --
Planning and assessment / Jay Derrick and Judith Gawn --
Dyslexia / Margaret Herrington --
Literacy learning for adults with global learning difficulties / Sam Duncan --
Embedding literacy / Theresa Latham.
Series Title: Developing adult skills.
Responsibility: Nora Hughes and Irene Schwab.

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Offers friendly guidance on how to work with adult learners to develop their literacy skills and practices. This title challenges the negative view of adult literacy learners as social 'problems',  Read more...

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