Unformatted text preview: and comprehension of information - are more important than the materials. It is possible that the skills outlined in the NAAL could be assessed with a wide variety of texts. A careful selection of reading aptitudes would actually be inclusive and draw teachers from a variety of subjects into the development of reading abilities. “[E]xpanding the conception of literacy beyond conventional reading and writing is not merely to be inclusive. The more specialized forms of literacy in occupational courses create the same kinds of cognitive demands and pedagogical problems as the teaching of reading and writing” (Grubb, et al, 159-60). Grubb, W. Norton and Associates. Honored But Invisible: An Inside Look at Teaching in Community Colleges. New York: Routledge, 1999....
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2011 for the course LEARNING L 110 taught by Professor Afrancis during the Spring '11 term at Community College of Philadelphia.
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