Using ICT in Adult Literacy Education: Guidelines for reform

Snyder, Ilana; Jones, Anne; Bianco, Joseph Lo
July 2005
Literacy & Numeracy Studies;2005, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p17
Academic Journal
The article discusses findings in a year-long study funded by the National Council for Vocational Education and Research which explored the relationship between literacy practices and the use of information and communication technology (ICT) in adult literacy education. The study generated a report, an extended literature review and detailed descriptions of case-study sites. Among key understandings from the study is that new literacies required for effective and critical use of ICT in adult literacy education are multiple and multimodal, and are based around the integration of previously separate modes of communication.


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