ERIC Number: ED350567
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Swedish Aspects on Literacy: Selected Papers from the IRA World Congress on Reading (13th, Stockholm, Sweden, 1990).
Ericson, Britta, Ed.
This book presents articles that deal with literacy, both in a scientific, as well as in a practical and experiential way. Papers in the book are: "Opening Address" (Birgitta Ulvhammar); "Illiteracy: A Global Problem" (Eve Malmquist); "Swedish Cooperation with Developing Countries in the Field of Literacy" (Agneta Lind); "The International Literacy Year in Sweden--A Journey through a Changing Landscape" (Kenneth Abrahamsson); "A Decade of Reading Research in Sweden" (Ingvar Lundberg); "Who Takes the Second Chance?" (Staffan Larsson); "Reading Our Future--Swedish Policies for Adult Literacy, Work Transformation and Active Citizenship" (Kenneth Abrahamsson); "Weak Readers in the Swedish Upper Secondary School" (Margareta Grogarn); "Alphabeta-Varia-Some Roots of Literacy in Various Countries" (Egil Johansson); "I Have Reading and Writing Difficulties" (Eva Karlstrom); "The Parents' Role in Children's Literacy Development" (Berit Almqvist); "Coping with Dyslexia in a Literate Society--Working Strategies used by Students at Harnosand Folk High School" (Berit Ostman); "The Witting Method--A Method for Reading and Writing Instruction" (Ann-Catrin Akerman); and "Writing Books that Children Read" (Inger Sandberg). (RS)
Descriptors: Adults, Childrens Literature, Developing Nations, Dyslexia, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Literacy, Parent Role, Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Reading Research, Writing for Publication, Writing Instruction
Dept. of Education and Psychology, Linkoping University, S-581 83, Linkoping, Sweden.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Research
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Sponsor: Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, Stockholm (Sweden).; National Swedish Board of Education, Stockholm.
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