New technologies for literacy and adult education: a global perspective
Publisher: United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization
Published At: Paris, France
Date Published: 2005
Material Type: Information Analysis
Intended Audience: Policy Maker
Physical Media: Print
Physical Description: 114 p.
Subjects: Educational Technology; Adult Education; Adult Literacy; Global Approach; Developing Nations
This paper presents visions on the ways that technology can support the development of youth and adult literacy, and non-formal education in a global perspective, with an emphasis on developing countries. Beginning with a discussion of history, status, trends, and issues related to technology applied to adult literacy, the paper analyzes approaches to the use of technology and concludes with implications for policy makers.