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Adult literacy and development: stories from the field

In this book, the authors draw upon their experience in adult literacy promotion in different countries of the developing world and the West, and on the work of other practitioners and researchers, to investigate what literacy means in different contexts and to develop new ways in which the uses of literacy can be promoted. They advocate the use of ethnographic approaches to explore the nature of everyday literacy practices, especially those learned through informal learning. In seeking new ways of promoting literacy, they argue that the two fields of the informal learning of informal literaci... Show more

Authors: Rogers, Alan; Street, Brian

Published: Leicester, England, National Institute of Adult Continuing Education (England and Wales), 2012

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: xv, 235 p.

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