ERIC Number: EJ511870
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1995
Reference Count: 0
Culture and Literacy: Frameworks for Understanding.
Westby, Carol E.
Topics in Language Disorders, v16 n1 p50-66 Nov 1995
This article presents a framework for understanding cultural variations in beliefs, values, and communication styles and considers the role of culture in relation to children's response to formal education and literacy. Major dimensions of cultural variability discussed include individualism/collectivism and high-context/low-context. (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special issue: "Language Learning Disabilities Update: Toward a Literate Millennium."