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Understanding Difficulties in Literacy Development: Issues and Concepts

Soler, Janet; Fletcher-Campbell, Felicity and Reid, Gavin eds. (2009). Understanding Difficulties in Literacy Development: Issues and Concepts. London: Sage.

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Based on current research, debates and concerns, this Reader adopts a cross disciplinary approach to understanding and working with those who experience difficulties with literacy. It provides a broad view of difficulties in literacy and related educational and curriculum learning issues across a range of ages, phases and settings.

The Reader first considers questions of literacy, before going on to look at literacy development in relation to:

Issues and concepts in public reading debates

Literacy curriculum policy contexts

Community, family, society and individual identity

Social justice and equity issues and learning disabilities

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2009 Compilation, original and editorial material, The Open University
ISBN: 1-84860-772-5, 978-1-84860-772-9
Extra Information: E801 Reader
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 33019
Depositing User: Felicity Fletcher-Campbell
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2012 16:36
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:36
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