ERIC Number: EJ634535
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Literacy by Design, Not by Default: Social Capital's Role in Literacy Learning.
Journal of Research in Reading, v24 n3 p313-23 Oct 2001
Argues the significance of social capital in the literacy learning process and discusses the roles and effects of various elements of social capital, such as networks and trust. Presents an illustrative case study to show how the knowledge and identity resources drawn on during learning interactions rely as much for their success on identity-shifting as they do on skills and knowledge. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Special Issue: Literacy, Home and Community.