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Illiteracy and new technologies (INT) Literacy in Adult Learning (2006–2009) Afra Sturm «uil», Hamburg, 18.–19.2.2008 Context Project overview Part one: development Part two: research Context of the project INT

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illiteracy and new technologies int

Illiteracy and new technologies (INT)

Literacy in Adult Learning (2006–2009)

Afra Sturm«uil», Hamburg, 18.–19.2.2008

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Context

Project overview

Part one: development

Part two: research

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context of the project int
Context of the project INT
  • The «Adult Literacy and Life Skills Survey» (2003) has shown that in Switzerland 16% of all adults don’t meet the minimal standards of reading competence.
  • The standards of reading, writing and media literacy are increasing.
  • There are different «literacies»: each area of life has his own conditions of inclusion (Gintzel/Schneider 2005: 17).

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what is known
What is known:
  • – Reading literacy and media literacy are linked together.
  • – Adolescents and adults with high reading competence and
  • high media competence are in a better position to learn
  • autonomously. They join more often in further training.
  • – An education policy which includes reading, writing and media
  • literacy is in Switzerland a desideratum.

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what would we like to know
What would we like to know:

1 Do the course participants show better reading and writing achievements after the course and are they more familiar with the computer?

2 a) Can computer assisted training promote stable reading and writing abilities?b) Are there special groups among the course participants who benefit from this training?

3 a) Are there individual attributes and attitudes of the participants that influence their motivation and interests?b) Is their interest in reading, writing and media literacy changing during the course?

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the repository as a central pool
The repository as a central pool

CourseA

Repository

CourseB

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What course participants

will see

Week 1: fluency

Week 2: comprehension

Week 3: free writing

Week 4: …

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Week 2: Information comprehension

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attendance and online courses
Attendance and online courses

INT • Illettrismus und neue Technologien

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The study design

  • qualitative research
  • interview with writing task
  • study of writing process
  • quantitative research
  • questionnaire
  • reading tests

3 measure points

  • Are there different and shared attributes or attitudes among the course participants, between on-the-job and off-the-job trainings?
  • If the course participants show for example better reading achievements, are these advancements stable?

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advancement of the course participants phase 1
2 reading tests:

«stumblewords test» (Stolperwörtertest Metze 2003)

information comprehension test (in-house development)

t0

Courses Aprentas/

Novartis

on-the-job training

Courses VHS (adult education center)

off-the-job training

t1

t2

Advancement of the course participants (Phase 1)

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stumblewords metze 2003
Stumblewords (Metze 2003)

A Ich kann gut Name lesen.

B Mein Freund ist acht jung Jahre alt.

➡ The test pays attention to rather lower order mechanical skills.

➡ «Stumblewords» measures the reading rate.

➡ Adults with low reading competencies: 3 minutes

➡ Time required for the whole test: 10–15 minutes

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information comprehension test
Information comprehension test

Alltagstexte: Beipackzettel

Dolodan – Lutschtabletten

Information für Patientinnen und Patienten

Was ist Dolodan und wann wird es angewandt?Dolodan ist eine zuckerfreie Lutschtablette und wird gegen Entzündungen des Mund- und Rachenraumes, vorab bei Halsweh, als unterstützende Massnahme bei Angina, bei Heiserkeit und Aphten angewendet. Ausserdem wirkt Dolodan schmerzlindernd.

[…]

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information comprehension test16
Information comprehension test

2) Wann wird Dolodan eingenommen?

bei Schmerzen und Entzündungen aller Art

bei Erkältung und Grippe

bei Entzündungen des Mund‑ und Rachenraumes

bei Heiserkeit und Halsweh als unterstützende Massnahme

INT • Illiteracy and new technologies

advancements stumblewords test t 0 and t 1
Advancements: Stumblewords test ( t0 and t1)

INT • Illiteracy and new technologies

advancements comprehension test t 0 und t 1
Advancements: Comprehension test ( t0 und t1)

INT • Illiteracy and new technologies

advancements test for significance t 0 and t 1
Advancements: test for significance (t0 and t1)
  • The differencies in the reading achievements are tested for significance (with Wilcoxon-Test non-parametrical).
  • The test is statistically significant:
    • Stumblewords test (p=0,041)
    • Comprehension test (p=0,002)

Reservations:

  • Absence of reading achievement of the control group
  • The comprehension test is not yet established.

INT • Illiteracy and new technologies

advancements stumblewords test t 0 t 1 and t 2
Advancements: Stumblewords test ( t0, t1 and t2)

INT • Illiteracy and new technologies

advancements comprehension test t 0 und t 2
Advancements: Comprehension test ( t0 und t2)

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questionnaire belief in self efficacy
Questionnaire: belief in self-efficacy

Self-efficacy:writing in German

– Abele et al. (2000): scale for the survey of the occupational self-efficacy

– An analysis for re- liability shows: the items can be inter- preted as factors (Cronbach alpha = 0,877).

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self concept and reading achievements t 0
Self-concept and reading achievements t0

With respect to Stumblewords test:

  • Two thirds of the course participants achieve results such as students from grade 2 till grade 4.
  • 85% (22 course participants) believe that their reading competence is high or even very high. No one thinks that their reading competence is very low.

Referenzwerte Stolperwörtertest nach Brügelmann (2006)

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bialetti a writing task
«Bialetti» – a writing task
  • a workaday writing task
  • common genre
  • given context
  • orientation on the audience

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«Bialetti» – a writing task

Approach:

  • cooperative writing
  • half-experimental setting

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bialetti an example
«Bialetti» – an example
  • Bedienung Mokka Kaffee
  • Zuerst Wasser in Mokkabehälter bis oberhalb der Düse
  • Den Filter rein machen, dann mit Kaffeepulver füllen. Den Filter bis Bündung füllen.
  • Das obere Teil drauf machen und schliessen.
  • Die Heizplatte einschalten und Mokka drauf machen, warten, bis der Kaffee von der Düse herauskommt, bis der obere Behälter voll ist, dann aus der Heizplatte wegnehmen.
  • Achtung, der Kaffee ist sehr heiss.

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interview with course participants
Interview with course participants

I: Mhm - - - schriibe, was heisst schriibe für Sie? Was bedüüted schriibe? Für Sie …

A: Für mich?

I: Mhm.

A: Horror!

[…]

A: Ich versueche hüfiger z schriibe, ja. Aber besser …? Sicher es paar Fehler weniger.

[…]

A: Wenigschtens probieri … jetz sagemer dehei schriib i immer vor, denn dueni de Frau ge, zum Korrigiere und so …, vorene han i gar nid gmacht. Grad zu de Frau gseit, chum schriib da gschnäll …

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illiteracy policy
Illiteracy policy
  • To this day, there is no concerted policy all over Switzerland.

Next steps:

  • Start for a framework legislation
  • National coordination with respect to continuing education

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Thank you for your attention!

For further information see: www.illett.ch

Afra Sturm

Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz

Pädagogische Hochschule

Zentrum LESEN

Kasernenstrasse 20

5000 Aarau

[email protected]

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