This book is the outcome of a “Participatory Approaches in Adult Literacy Education/Research in Practice” project in Alberta, Canada, in 1998-1999, involving seven women adult educators.
It outlines the roots, approach and methods of the project and contains six “Research in Practice” studies including: Learning about Group Process in a Participatory Action Research Project on Computer Training. Listening to Drum Beats Around a Northern Campus; Practitioner Based Research in a First Nations Community. Changing Places: A Study About Factors That can Affect Sharing the Facilitator’s Roles in a Women’s Writing Group. First Steps in Participatory Practice. Challenges to Sharing Power in an Adult Literacy Education Program. Why Don’t People Come? Some Reasons for Non-Participation in Literacy Programs.
There are also two introductory chapters, “Participatory Approaches in Adult Literacy Education: Theory and Practice” and “Research in Practice”.
|Peppercorn Book Number: 701-0005|
|Publisher: Learning at the Centre Press|
|Place of Publication: Edmonton, AB, Canada|
|Year of Publication: 2000|
|Size: 8.5 x 11 inches portrait|
|Length: 210 pages|