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ERIC Number: EJ197444
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Literacy without Schooling: Testing for Intellectual Effects.
Scribner, Sylvia; Cole, Michael
Harvard Educational Review, v48 n4 p448-61 1978
Examines relationship between literacy and intellectual development and the belief that literacy leads to higher forms of thought. Describes research findings among the Vai of Liberia, a people who invented a syllabic writing system to represent their own language. Investigates effects of becoming literate separately from effects of attending school. (Author/CSS)
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Liberia