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  • ISBN: 9780133427349
  • ISBN10: 013342734X

Literacy Acquisition and Social Context

by Assink, Egbert

  • List Price: $38.00
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
  • Publish date: 12/01/2004
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The role of social context in the various stages of learning to read and write is an important key to understanding literacy. In this book, twelve of the world's leading experts on the development of reading and writing skills present a comprehensive and up-to-date overview of the current ideas and theoretical work in this field, with the emphasis on the comparison between cognitive psychological scholarship and the sociohistorical perspective. KEY TOPICS: " Covers literacy acquisition from early childhood through the period of formal schooling and into adolescence. Contains contributions from both cognitive psychologists and also researchers adopting a Vygotskian perspective. Readers/researchers interested in developmental and educational psychology.
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