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ERIC Number: EJ418416
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1983
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ISSN: ISSN-0267-1905
Literacy in the Southern Sudan: A Case Study of Variables Affecting Literacy Programs.
Cowan, J. Ronayne
Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, v4 p75-92 1983
Describes the Local Languages Literacy Project in the Southern Sudan; delineates the most important educational, socioeconomic, and linguistic variables affecting the success of large-scale literacy programs in Africa; and questions the widely held assumption that indigenous language literacy is essential to subsequent literacy in the prestige language (Arabic) used for higher education. (69 references) (CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sudan