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Gordon, John; Ramdeholl, Dianne – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2010
The Open Book, an adult literacy program in Brooklyn, from 1985-2002, remains, for many of the students and staff involved, a defining experience in their lives, a time that allowed them to see different possibilities, for themselves and society. In an attempt to preserve the field's collective historical memory, the authors in this chapter…
Descriptors: Adult Reading Programs, Adult Literacy, Models, Participative Decision Making
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Kinloch, Valerie – New Directions for Adult and Continuing Education, 2007
This article describes how two African American young adults engage in learning and activism in their Harlem community through employment of art forms. Observations on the reversal of learning--from adults to young people in classrooms and young people to adults in the community--are critiqued.
Descriptors: Adult Learning, High School Students, School Community Relationship, Interviews