ERIC Number: EJ400398
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Developing Second Language Literacy: A Vygotskyan Perspective.
Roy, Alice M.
Journal of Teaching Writing, v8 n1 p91-98 Spr-Sum 1989
Examines the development of students' writing competence in English, their second language. Explores Lev S. Vygotsky's perspective of the dialectal relationship between language and cognition. Discusses Vygotskyan concepts of mediation, higher mental functions, interaction, internalization, proximal development, and problem solving. (KEH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Guides - Non-Classroom
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