TITLE

Reasearch DIGEST

PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Literacy Today;Jun2003, Issue 35, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a research digest that provides a comprehensive listing and summary of research relating to literacy policy and practice. Adult Learners Lives is a research work that concentrates on different economic and social conditions in Blackburn, Lancaster and Liverpool regions in England. The second research project is conducted by researchers at the University of Dundee in Dundee, Scotland. This project aims to raise the literacy achievement and confidence of tutees, and use the tutoring relationship between relatively proximate years as abridge to the development of wider social buddying. INSET: Research news.
ACCESSION #
12332560

 

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