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Tales of literacy for the 21st century

Author: Maryanne Wolf; Stephanie Gottwald
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016, cop. 2016.
Series: The literary agenda.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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La 4e de couv. indique : Tales of Literacy for the 21st Century wrestles with critical, timely questions for twenty-first century society. How does literacy change the human brain? What does it mean to be a literate or a non-literate person? In the present digital culture what will be lost in the present reading brain, and what will be gained with different mediums than print? By both using research from cognitive  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Maryanne Wolf; Stephanie Gottwald
ISBN: 9780198724179 0198724179
OCLC Number: 980869920
Description: 1 vol. (vi-200 pages) : illustrations. ; 20 cm.
Contents: 1: Introduction 2: The Linguist's Tale 3: A Child's Tale 4: A Neuroscientist's Tale of Words 5: The Deep Reading Brain 6: A Second Revolution in the Brain 7: A Literacy Agenda for Non-Literate Children
Series Title: The literary agenda.
Responsibility: Maryanne Wolf ; with Stephanie Gottwald.

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Being Literate in the 21st Century tackles some of the most difficult questions for the next generation around literacy and thought, as we continue to move into a digital culture. It explores  Read more...

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