Freirean approach to adult literacy education
Series or Serial: National Clearinghouse on Literacy Education Q & A
Publisher: Center for Applied Linguistics
Published At: Washington, DC
Date Published: 1990
Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics
Source Address: 1118 22nd Street, NW
Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20037
Material Type: Teaching Guide
Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer
Physical Media: Print
Subjects: Adult Literacy; Participation; Problem Solving
The paper answers the questions: "What is the Freirean approach?" "What are the key features of the Freirean Approach?" "How is the Freirean approach used in native language literacy education?" "How can the Freirean approach be adapted for use in ESL literacy education?" "How can the curriculum be based on students' life experiences and cultures when teachers do not speak students' languages?" "Can the Freirean approach be used with competency-based approaches to ESL?" "Where can I learn more about adapting the Freirean approach to my program?" References are included.
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