ERIC Number: EJ438293
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Myths and Assumptions of Literacy Education.
Malicky, Grace V.
Alberta Journal of Educational Research, v37 n4 p333-47 Dec 1991
Critique on two overstatements about literacy: the illiteracy problem is much worse than many people think and is getting worse; and literacy development is both the cause and the solution to many social problems and will lead to economic development. Explores issues in literacy education such as skills versus processes, standardized testing, learning disabilities, and the whole language approach. (KS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
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