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Title: Literacy: A Redefinition
Written By: Anthony Baratta
Nancy Ellsworth
Carolyn Hedley

The concepts of the past, centered on traditional ways of learning to read and write, no longer suffice in a society that requires higher level skills. This volume offers a revitalized perspective of literacy, focusing on the forms that literacy will take in the future, the influence of changing technologies and multimedia on curriculum and instructional practices, and on effective learning environments.

Publication Year: 1994
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0805814558
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 312
Prices: 32.50

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 080581454X
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