The Challenge Of Illiteracy

Author: Zaghloul Morsy
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 9780815318545
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A selection of 29 articles reprinted from Prospects, UNESCO's quarterly review of education, 1983-90. They discuss challenges and issues relating to illiteracy throughout the world, evaluating literacy campaigns, regional positions and proposals, experiences in industrialized countries, and the rol

Worldwide Commonalities And Challenges In Information Literacy Research And Practice

Author: Serap Kurbanoglu
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3319039199
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This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the European Conference on Information Literacy, ECIL 2013, held in Istanbul Turkey, in October 2013. The 73 revised full papers presented together with two keynotes, 9 invited papers and four doctoral papers were carefully reviewed and selected from 236 submissions. The papers are organized in topical sections on overview and research; policies and strategies; theoretical framework; related concepts; citizenship and digital divide; disadvantaged groups; information literacy for the workplace and daily life; information literacy in Europe; different approaches to information literacy; teaching and learning information literacy; information literacy instruction; assessment of information literacy; information literacy and K-12; information literacy and higher education; information literacy skills of LIS students; librarians, libraries and ethics.

Video Reflection In Literacy Teacher Education And Development

Author: Evan Ortlieb
Editor: Emerald Group Publishing
ISBN: 1784416754
Size: 10,19 MB
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Within education there is a growing body of research focused on the use of video as a mediational tool for reflection. The purpose of this volume is to bring together research and research-based practices from a wide array of literacy scholars and practitioners who are using video in educational research and teaching.

International Handbook Of Reading Education

Author: John Hladczuk
Editor: Greenwood Publishing Group
ISBN: 9780313262531
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This work represents the first attempt to study how the process of learning to read is being handled in a broad cross-section of First, Second, and Third World countries. Each of the 26 chapters focuses on a specific country, and was written by an international scholar indigenous to that land. All follow the same basic pattern, and examine such issues as language, reading policy, illiteracy, the rate and diagnosis of reading disabilities, reading readiness programs, teacher qualification procedures, sources and availability of materials, the financing of reading education, and research thrusts.

Reflecting On Literacy In Education

Author: Peter Hannon
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780750708319
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Literacy has become central to debates on policy and practice in education in the UK and other English-speaking countries. This book introduces teachers to current thought on the place of literacy in education, providing many different perspectives. It charts the latest ideas, and relates practical and policy concerns to an understanding of theoretical issues. Concise and accessible, it connects with key aspects of the experience of professionals and students alike, and provides issues for group discussion or individual study, as well as suggestions for further reading.

The Routledgefalmer Reader In Language And Literacy

Author: Teresa Grainger
Editor: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415327671
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In this essential collection of readings, Teresa Grainger provides carefully chosen journal articles and chapters that offer significant and serious insights into the changing face of literacy. The twenty-five contributors all adopt a broad conception of literacy and contemporary literacy practices and recognise that the world of language and literacy is in a constant state of transition and transformation. Together, the authors examine the past, the present and the future of literacy and celebrate the interests and expertise of the learners. They acknowledge that the textual environments of today are complex and fluid, shaped by the rapid emergence of new technologies and the influential nature of popular culture. Children's engagement with multiple forms of text is also highlighted, including the oral, the visual, the electronic and the written. In addition, issues of pedagogy are explored, through the voices of teachers, parents and children. Many chapters offer particular perspectives based on classroom experience, reflection and smaller scale studies The contributors here perceive a common and urgent need to acknowledge diverse forms of living literacy and to redesign the curriculum accordingly. With an inspiring introduction and postscript by the Editor, this Reader is an invaluable and accessible companion for all students of literacy.

Contemporary Issues In Australian Literacy Teaching

Author: Jenny Johnston
Editor: Lulu.com
ISBN: 1471647552
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Library Information Science Abstracts

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Information Literacy Around The World

Author: Christine Bruce
Editor: Centre for Information Studies
ISBN: 9780949060884
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Information literacy around the world: advances in programs and research (Occasional papers/Centre for Information Studies, Charles Sturt University, no 1)

Disability Poverty And Education

Author: Nidhi Singal
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317850157
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This book is a succinct and distinctive presentation of current research addressing educational issues in relation to children and young people with disabilities in Southern contexts. Even though people with disabilities are disproportionately over-represented in the majority world, there is a lack of texts which bring together empirical insights highlighting the unique socio-economic and cultural realities of these contexts and the ways in which these have shaped developments in education. This book provides a comprehensive and critical overview of a range of issues, such as the dilemmas in conceptual translations, analysis of international aid and national policies, evaluation of various educational interventions, and issues interrogating the purpose of education. Bringing together various research projects conducted in eight different countries, this book successfully captures a unique spread of cross-cultural issues. It was originally published as a special issue of the International Journal of Inclusive Education.