ERIC Number: EJ619995
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Literacy, Numeracy, and Linguacy: Language and Culture and General Education.
Brecht, Richard D.; Ingold, Catherine W.
Liberal Education, v86 n4 p30-39 Fall 2000
As globalization increases, American citizens need to be fluent in world languages and cultures. Undergraduate education has not kept pace with this reality, though K-12 language study has increased. Proposes the term linguacy to characterize an appreciation and respect for the richness and variety of the world's languages and cultures and a set of competencies for dealing with them. (SM)
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