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Socioliteracy: A theoretical approach to understanding literacy as social interaction 1 edition

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Neil Orlowsky

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Socioliteracy: A theoretical approach to understanding literacy as social interaction.

Published 2006 .
Written in English.

About the Book

Socioliteracy is a habitues requiring the knowing of when and how language can be manipulated to communicate effectively in different social settings, resulting in maximizing total comprehension. This study investigates literacy practices in social settings, subscribing a social view of literacy to constantly evolving definitions. In doing so, this study examines literacy as social practices where individuals engage in discursive acts about and around social issues, while considering the influences of social codes, requiring communicators to possess an ability to understand "appropriateness" of a topic and ideal methods for topic delivery. Delving into an understanding of what degree of language comprehension speakers need in order to communicate effectively in any circumstance, it is hoped that socioliteracy can aid in developing and understanding theoretical literacy. By advancing an understanding of socioliteracy as a sociological competence, one becomes more proficient in traditional literacy, leading to language usage as a tool of influence.

Edition Notes

Source: Masters Abstracts International, Volume: 44-06, page: 2534.

Thesis (M.Ed.)--University of Toronto, 2006.

Includes bibliographical references (leaves 106-115)

Electronic version licensed for access by U. of T. users.

ROBARTS MICROTEXT copy on microfiche.

The Physical Object

Pagination
115 leaves.
Number of pages
115

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL19215447M
ISBN 13
9780494162286

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