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LRDG meetings held in 2001
18 January - Jane Chisholm-Caunt
Workplace Basic Skills Training Network
Network's response to the Government draft policy document 'Skills for Life' and discussion of other responses.
25 January - David Barton
‘People are Spiky’ - will talk about his paper and other papers given at the conference on family literacy held in Sheffield on January 20th
1 February - Roz Ivanic
Talk about a current project on practitioner research which she is working on for the Scottish Adult Literacy Initiative.
8 March - David Barton and Awena Carter
Report on the Ethnography and education conference held in Philadephia the previous week.
15 March - Peter Knight
Continuation of discussions on communities of practice with some suggestions on how to develop the concept.
17 May - David Barton
Linguistic ethnography - how literacy studies fits into linguistics
24 May - Susan Dray
'Does writing make you good?’ reflections on the portrayal of literacy in Jamaica.
31 May - Roz Ivanic
Conflicting views on university writing
21 June - Guilherme Rios
Contrasting communities in Brasilia
14 June - Judith Green, UC Santa Barbara
Methodological issues in literacy research
11 October - Ian Falk
University of Tasmania, Learning communities and literacy
25 October - Louis Sterling
Literacy consultant and manager of the Jamaica Literacy Survey
Researching Adult Literacy in Jamaica, 1999
1 November - Guilherme Rios
Dominant conceptions of literacy in a Brazilian locality
8 November - Awena Carter
Competing Discourses: record keeping and a dyslexic child
22 November - Jane Sunderland and David Barton
discussion on interview data from their project on Coming across to a new academic discourse community
29 November - Lynne Alexander
novelist and Royal Literary Society Fellow at St Martins College, Creative writing versus academic writing
6 December - Susan Dray
Why people write
LRDG Meeting Record
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