University of Prince Edward Island
Vice President's Office
550 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Research Interests & Abilities (Keywords)
- Family Literacy
- Children with Special Needs
Major Research Activities
Over the next seven years I would be interested
in researching effective strategies to develop
literacy skills in adults and youth with very
low literacy levels. In particular those adults
working in resource based industries and teenagers identified as high risk in the school systems.
In 1996, the Ministry of Education of Prince Edward Island released a Strategy for Adult Literacy/Education in Prince Edward Island: Tough Challenges: Great Rewards which identified that low literacy rates are a problem
for 40% of the adult population and that 17% can not read at all.
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