Reserach perspectives from the past, for the future
Author(s) : Peter Freebody
Publisher : ACER Press, 2007
SKU : A4019BK
AER 52-Literacy Education in School aims to expand our understanding of the nature of literacy at a time when public and private lives have become increasingly literacy-dependent, and literacy demands more complex and sophisticated.
This review of the research literature is guided by the view that what passes for effective literacy education will differ depending on language, culture, history and the technologies of communication and knowledge production. Section 1 describes the large body of research relating to the teaching and learning of literacy that emerges from a wide range of discipline bases.
It details the complexities associated with defining literacy, and it outlines the scope of this review: