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Cultural Literacy

Scope Note: 
Having sufficient common knowledge, i.e., educational background, experiences, basic skills, and training, to function competently in a given society (the greater the level of comprehension of the given society's habits, attitudes, history, etc., the higher the level of cultural literacy)
Category: Peoples and Cultures
Related Terms
Comprehension
Cultural Activities
Cultural Awareness
Cultural Context
Cultural Education
Cultural Enrichment
Cultural Influences
Cultural Pluralism
Culture
Humanities
Knowledge Level
Literacy
Minimum Competencies
Multicultural Education
Multiple Literacies
Socialization
Technological Literacy
Added to ERIC: 10/20/1993