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Teaching reading with adults

Publisher: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.

Published At: Fredericton, NB, Canada

Date Published: 2002

Distributor: National Adult Literacy Database Inc.

Source Address: Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street

Source City/State/Zip: Fredericton NB, Canada E3B 1H8

Phone: (506) 457-6900

Material Type: Article

Intended Audience: Mentor/Teacher/Trainer

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 12 p

Subjects: Adult Education; Reading Instruction

Abstract:
This paper discusses literacy as the mastery of graphics technology. The basic elements of the graphic medium - its relative permanence, its ability to be arrayed in space, and its use of the properties of light - work together to permit literates to generate and access knowledge and perform complex procedures.

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