ERIC Number: EJ638685
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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What's in a Definition? The Implications of Being Defined and Strategies for Change.
Askov, Eunice N.
Canadian Journal for the Study of Adult Education, v15 n2 p7-18 Nov 2001
Definitions of literacy range from school-based models to functional skills to social constructivist approaches. Assessment practices reflect particular definitions. Literacy practitioners are encouraged to adopt a social constructivist worldview that challenges the current skills-based model for accountability. (Author/SK)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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