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ALCR: Adult Literacy and Communication Research Group
Researchers at the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing, Massey University, in partnership with the Wanganui District Library, undertook a major longitudinal research project funded by the Foundation for Research, Science and Technology, focusing on adult literacy and employment in Wanganui and Districts. Through a series of interlinked research projects we aimed to achieve the following four objectives:
The Wanganui project group added further objectives, specific to gaining tangible benefits for Wanganui. These include:
This project ran from 2004 to 2008, and is in excess of $2 million. To achieve its four research objectives, the Department is collaborated closely with community organisations such as Literacy Aotearoa (Wanganui), the Wanganui District Library, Te Puna Matauranga O Whanganui, and the Whanganui Community Foundation.
If you are interested in knowing more about this research, please contact the project leader, Prof Frank Sligo, in the first instance.
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Last updated on Tuesday 16 August 2016