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Author Purcell-Gates, Victoria.

Title Print literacy development : uniting cognitive and social practice theories / Victoria Purcell-Gates, Erik Jacobson, Sophie Degener
Published Cambridge, Mass. ; London : Harvard University Press, 2004

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Description viii, 206 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents 1. The learn to read and write : students who fail and succeed -- 2. The LPALS study -- 3. How does print literacy develop? -- 4. Literacy as social practice -- 5. Print literacy as cognitive skill development -- 6. The seeming incommensurability of the social and the cognitive -- 7. Print literacy development through a widened lens -- 8. The course of print literacy development in and out of school -- 9. Signs and symbols : research implications for best practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [175]-202) and index
Subject Literacy -- Social aspects -- United States -- Case studies.
Cognitive learning -- United States -- Case studies.
Adult education students -- United States -- Case studies.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Author Jacobson, Erik.
Degener, Sophie.
LC no. 2004052606
ISBN 0674015398 alkaline paper
0674015185 alkaline paper
0674015185 alkaline paper