Reading List

Adult Multiple Intelligences: Addresses Howard Gardner’s theory of Multiple Intelligences (MI) and its application in the practice of adult basic education.

Boris, Elizabeth and C. Eugene Steuerle, Nonprofits & Government; Collaboration and Conflict, The Urban Institute Press, Washington, D.C., 1999.

Carver, John, Boards That Make a Difference: A New Design for Leadership in Nonprofit and Public Organizations, Jossey-Bass. 1997.

Collins, Jim, Good to Great: Why Some Companies Make the Leap…and Others Don’t, HarperBusiness, 2001.

Davis, Paul and JoAnn Weinberger, Stand Up and Be Counted: Legislative Action Kit, Pennsylvania Association for Adult Continuing Education, January 2000.

Dawson, George and Richard Glaubman, Life Is So Good, Random House, 2000.

Demetrion, George, Conflicting Paradigms in Adult Literacy Education: In Quest of a U.S. Democratic Politics of Literacy, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2004.

Dewey, John, Experience and Education, 1997.

Friere, Paulo, Pedagogy of the Oppressed, Continuum International Publishing Group, 2000.

From the Margins to the Mainstream: An Action Agenda for Literacy, The National Literacy Summit 2000.

Gaber-Katz, Elaine and Gladys M. Watson, The Land that We Dream Of… A Participatory Study of Community-based Literacy, The Ontario Institute for Studies in Education Press, 1991.

Gaudiani, Claire, The Greater Good: How Philanthropy Drives the American Economy and Can Save Capitalism, Owl Books, 2003.

Gordon, Edward E. and Elaine H. Gordon, Literacy in America: Historic Journey and Contemporary Solutions, 2002.

Gordon, Edward E, Skill Wars: Winning the Battle for Productivity and Profit,1999.

Halerin, Samuel, A Guide for the Powerless and Those Who Don’t Know Their Own Power: A Primer on the American Political Process, American Youth Policy Forum

Horton, Myles and Paulo Freire, We Make the Road by Walking: Conversations on Education and Social Change, Temple University Press, 1990.

Kazis, Richard and Marc S. Miller, Low-Wage Workers in the New Economy.

Kozol, Jonathan, Illiterate America, Plume, 1986.

Learner Persistence in Adult Basic Education: Addresses research that examines learner persistence, motivation, and retention in adult basic education.

Macedo, Donaldo and Paulo Freire, Literacies of Power: What Americans Are Not Allowed to Know, Westview Press, 2006.

Macedo, Donaldo and Paulo Freire, Literacy: Reading the World and the Word, Bergin and Garvey Paperback, 1987.

McShane, Susan, Applying Research in Reading Instruction for Adults: First Steps for Teachers, Partnership for Reading, 2005.

Payne, Ruby K., A Framework for Understanding Poverty.

Purcell-Gates, Victoria. Other People’s Words: The Cycle of Low Literacy, Harvard University Press, 1997.

Quigley, B. Allan, Building Professional Pride in Literacy: A Dialogical Guide to Professional Development, 2006.

Quigley, B. Allan, Rethinking Literacy Education: The Critical Need for Practice-Based Change, Jossey-Bass, 1996.

Quindlen, Anna, How Reading Changed My Life, Library of Contemporary Thought, August 1998.

Six Strategies for Self-Sufficiency, Wider Opportunities for Women.

Tecker, Glenn H., Jean S. Frankel, Paul D. Meyer, The Will to Govern Well: Knowledge, Trust, and Nimbleness, American Society of Association Executives, 2002.

Worry-Free Lobbying for Nonprofits: How to Use the 501 (h) Election to Maximize Effectiveness, Alliance for Justice, 1999.