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ERIC Number: EJ440211
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0272
Grey Areas and Open Minds: Critical Language Awareness for Student Teachers.
Mehl, Deborah; Pendlebury, Shirley
Journal of Curriculum Studies, v23 n5 p435-48 Sep-Oct 1991
Describes a Critical Language Awareness course developed in South Africa to open the minds of prospective teachers. Discusses how language may coerce people into accepting as given practices that can be changed. Emphasizes the relationship between language and power and the role of textbooks and official language in reinforcing the status quo of apartheid. (DK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: South Africa