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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

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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

Abstract:
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.

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