ERIC Number: EJ478698
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1993
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Rethinking Literacy: Comparing Colonial and Contemporary America.
Anthropology and Education Quarterly, v24 n4 p288-307 Dec 1993
Compares literacy in colonial and contemporary America along dimensions of conceptions of literacy; practice of literacy; relationships among speaking, reading, and writing; and sites for learning literacy. Comparisons suggest directions for refiguring literacy today, including more emphasis on literacy as a collaborative practice. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Theme issue titled "Alternative Literacies: In School and Beyond."