Adult Literacy and American Identity

Adult Literacy and American Identity

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Drawing on personal correspondence, conference proceedings, textbooks, and speeches, NeCamp demonstrates how the Moonlight Schools and the Americanization movement competed for public attention, the interest of educators, and private and governmental funding, fueling a vibrant public debate about the definition of literacy.Phonics versus Whole-Word Pedagogies To create pedagogies that would both engage and educate adults, Stewart and her ... In 1911, two distinct varieties of reading education existed: phonics-based instruction and whole-word instruction.

Title:Adult Literacy and American Identity
Author:Samantha NeCamp
Publisher:SIU Press - 2014-11-06


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