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Author Scribner, Sylvia, 1925-1991.

Title The psychology of literacy / Sylvia Scribner, Michael Cole
Published Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981


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Description xii, 335 pages, 4 unnumbered leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents Framing the Questions -- Writing and Thought -- Schemes and Designs -- Vai People and Their Script -- Social Context of Literacy -- Doing the Work -- Survey Goals and Methods -- Literacy and Its Characteristics -- Social Correlates of Literacy -- Testing Consequences: Developmental Paradigms -- Does Literacy Substitute for Schooling? -- Literacy and Metalinguistic Knowledge -- Testing Consequences: Functional Paradigms -- Making Sense of Sound and Symbol -- The Written and the Spoken Word -- Communication: Making Meaning Clear -- Studies of Memory -- The Practice of Literacy -- Appendix to Chapter 3: History of the Vai Script -- Appendix to Chapter 5: Reading Tests and Questionnaires -- Appendix to Chapter 6: A Technical Note on Literacy Estimates -- Appendix to Chapter 7: Demographic Characteristics and Factor Analysis Procedures -- Appendix to Chapter 8: Further Information about the Survey Tasks -- Appendix to Chapter 9: Forced-Choice Longest-Word Study
Analysis Language and culture Liberia
Literacy Liberia
Vai (African people) Education
Vai (African people) Social conditions
Vai language
Literacy Psychological aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 321-329
Subject Language and culture -- Liberia.
Literacy -- Liberia.
Vai (African people)
Vai (African people) -- Education.
Vai (African people) -- Social conditions.
Vai language.
Author Cole, Michael, 1938- author
LC no. 81000607
ISBN 0674721152