Resource: The New Literacy Studies: a point of contact between literacy research and literacy work by Guy Ewing

New Literacy Studies is a name given to a line of research that has been developing in the last twenty years or so. Most of this work is in the tradition of ethnography, an approach to anthropological research designed to learn about social and cultural behaviour through unobtrusive, unstructured observation. Psychologists and linguists, as well as anthropologists, have been involved in this work.

Read the full article at:
http://www.literacyjournal.ca/literacies/1-2003/analysis/2/1.htm

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