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ERIC Number: EJ574491
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0013-2004
Meanings of Literacy in Contemporary Educational Reform Proposals.
Lankshear, Colin
Educational Theory, v48 n3 p351-72 Sum 1998
Identifies dominant meanings of literacy within contemporary proposals for educational reform in North America, Britain, and Australasia, examining the meanings and noting the serious imbalance within current reform visions for literacy education. The paper examines four types of literacy constructions (lingering basics, new basics, elite literacies, and foreign language literacy) and discusses characteristics of literacies in educational reform discourse. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia; New Zealand; United Kingdom (Great Britain)