A Dance of Bars: Rethinking the Role of Literacy Education in the Age of Mass Incarceration

David E. Kirkland, Evan Ortlieb, Yolanda Majors

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Abstract

Most people have struggled with reading in one situation or another, depending on their appreciation for the content, their prior experiences, and the texts. This department column shares ways for educators to help literacy learners unlock their potential with instruction anchored in their skills, knowledge, ways of learning, interests, and attitudes.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)467-470
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy
Volume60
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2017

Keywords

  • 3-Early adolescence
  • 4-Adolescence
  • 5-College/university students
  • Community-based programs
  • Gender/race/class/sexual orientation
  • Identity
  • Intergenerational literacy < Family literacy
  • Multicultural literature
  • Policy
  • Socioeconomic factors < Family literacy
  • Struggling learners
  • resources < Family literacy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education

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