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Overview of Critical Literacy Practices

This self-study is a starting point to developing a theoretical background on critical pedagogy and an opportunity to examine the current structure of your program and classes. Programs draw on a variety of theoretical approaches. These approaches may contain elements of critical pedagogy, creating learner-centered, participatory environments for students.

Read about the theory of critical pedagogy, learn to what extent education programs reflect critical pedagogy in their structure and practices, and analyze your own practices for the degrees of critical pedagogy across six elements of an adult education program.

Follow the steps to self-study below.

  1. Read the related research. next arrow
  2. Reflect on this research and your practice. next arrow
  3. Focus on an aspect of your practice. next arrow

Updated 7/27/07 :: Copyright © 2005 NCSALL