Literacy for the twenty-first century

proceedings of the conference Literacy for the Twenty-First Century held by the Brighton Polytechnic Literacy Centre at the Polytechnic"s Falmer site in July 1990 to mark International Literacy Year
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Literacy Centre, Brighton Polytechnic , Falmer
Literacy -- Congresses., Media programs (Education) -- Congresses., Reading comprehension -- Congre
Other titlesLiteracy for the 21st Century.
Statementedited by Henrietta Dombey and Muriel Robinson.
ContributionsDombey, Henrietta., Robinson, Muriel.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsLC149 .L4986 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination216 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15420950M
ISBN 101871966566
OCLC/WorldCa27849615

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