TITLE

Exploring an alternative literacy curriculum for socially and economically disadvantaged parents in

AUTHOR(S)
Finlay, Ann
PUB. DATE
September 1999
SOURCE
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy;Sep99, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores a family literacy curriculum for socially and economically deprived parents living in the Meadowlands in England. Curriculum decisions that were taken; Gap between teacher and taught; Effect of gender on the curriculum; Description of the participants' experiences; How the curriculum was developed; Class outcomes; Aims of the curriculum.
ACCESSION #
2237275

 

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