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Literacy and Learning

A Reference Handbook

By Brett Elizabeth Blake, Robert W. Blake



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This text examines in detail two basic questions: what is literacy and how do individuals become literate? It is a compendium of contemporary resource materials and practice. Coverage includes: various definitions of literacy, fundamental reasons for promoting it, and contemporary debates; the invention of alphabetic literacy, its effect upon reading and writing and the conditions that promote social literacy; and instructional strategies for teaching literacy.

Product code: 9781576072738

ISBN 9781576072738
Series Contemporary Education Issues
Edition Annotated edition
No. of pages 267
Publisher ABC-CLIO
A state-of-the-art compendium of resource materials and current practice that answers two basic questions: "What is literacy?" and "How do individuals become literate?"