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The psychology of literacy / Sylvia Scribner, Michael Cole.

; Cole, Michael, 1938-
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1981.
ISBN 0674721152

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Other Authors Cole, Michael, 1938-
Subjects Alfabetización -- Liberia.
Anaphalbétisme -- Libéria.
Langage et culture -- Libéria.
Language and culture -- Liberia.
Literacy -- Liberia.
Vai (African people) -- Education.
Vai (African people) -- Social conditions.
Vai (Idioma)
Vai (Pueblo african) -- Educación.
Vai (Pueblo africano) -- Condiciones sociales.
Vai language.
Vaï (Langue)
Vaï (Peuple d'Afrique)
Description xii, 335 pages, [4] leaves of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 321-329) and index.
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.
Geographic Area Liberia
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7205454
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Scribner, Sylvia, 1925-1991.
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