Adult literacy, Bajo Tejares-San Juan, San Ramón : an oportunity to go school continue after in adulthood learning

The purpose of this article is to describe the work done at the Trabajo Comunal Universitario (TCU) project called Adult Literacy at the Bajo Tejares community in San Juan, San Ramon. Besides teaching how to read and write to adolescents and senior citizens, this project offers the posibility of a c...

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Main Author: Palma Villegas, Carmen María
Format: Artículo
Language: Español
Published: 2015
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Online Access: http://revistas.ucr.ac.cr/index.php/eciencias/article/view/8497
http://hdl.handle.net/10669/12546
Summary: The purpose of this article is to describe the work done at the Trabajo Comunal Universitario (TCU) project called Adult Literacy at the Bajo Tejares community in San Juan, San Ramon. Besides teaching how to read and write to adolescents and senior citizens, this project offers the posibility of a cultural discussion since it tries to develop a social conciousness in the TCU students. In addition, the project helps communities identify their problems and find solutions to those problems as well as sensitize students to continue giving back to their communities. Moreover, this project tries to meet the needs communties have in order to help those sectors with urgent needs. Finally, the project offers its beneficiaries an oportunity to continue their studies and better their quality of life.