ERIC Number: EJ581295
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: 0
Intergenerational Conversations and Two Adolescents' Multiple Literacies: Implications for Redefining Content Area Literacy.
Bean, Thomas W.; Bean, Shannon K.; Bean, Kristen F.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v42 n6 p438-48 Mar 1999
Argues that conventional definitions of literacy are too narrow. Examines weekly tallies of two adolescent girls' use of time, engaging in various discourse forms in school and other settings. Argues for an expanded view of literacy in the content areas, and notes ways literacy might be reconceptualized in content area classrooms. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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