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Review of US workplace literacy programmes (1996)

 

Mikulecky , L., Lloyd, P., Horwitz, L., Masker, S., and Siemantel, P. (1996), A Review of Recent Workplace Literacy Programs and a Projection of Future Challenges, NCAL Technical Report TR96-04. Philadelphia: National Center On Adult Literacy, University Of Pennsylvania.

Review of 121 workplace literacy programme reports between 1990 and 1993.
Analyses programme organisation, target learners, programme goals, curriculum and materials, and programme complexity.
Also discusses implications for workplace literacy programmes of demographic and national/global economic trends; and developments in workplace literacy programmes.
Main conclusions include: partnerships are integral to programme success, programmes must emphasise continuing lifelong learning in rich educational environments, and, more attention must be paid to programme evaluation.

Country: USA
Date: 1990s
Contributed by: Alexander Braddell
Language: English
Criteria: Scientific    

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