Adult Education Teachers: Designing Critical Literacy Practices

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Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2008 - Education - 328 pages
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This book examines the literacy practices of exemplary adult education teachers working within critical literacy frameworks. It provides an in-depth look at the complexity of adult literacy education through the lenses of these teachers. An understanding of this complexity helps teachers design literacy practices in classrooms on a daily basis. This is an important book for there is considerable pedagogical and political attention focused on adult literacy education at this time. As the field of adult education continues to grapple with issues of teacher professionalization/certification, it adds a much needed teacher perspective.

Appropriate as a text for adult education courses, this volume will also appeal to researchers, teacher educators, practitioners, and graduate students across the field of literacy education.

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Contents

Exemplary Adult Literacy Educators
3
Designing Communities of Practice
63
Reflexive Teaching
77
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Rebecca G. Rogers, MD
President, American Urogynecologic Society
Professor, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Associate Professor, Surgery
Director, Division of Urogynecology
Director, Fellowship Program, Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery
University of New Mexico
Albuquerque, New Mexico

Vivian W. Sung, MD
Assistant Professor
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery
Brown University
Providence, Rhode Island

Ranee Thakar, MD, MRCOG
Chair, Education Committee, International Urogynecological Association
Subspecialist, Urogynaecology
Consultant, Obstetrics and Gynecology
Mayday University Hospital
Croydon, UK
Senior Lecturer, St. George's University
London, UK

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