Literacy Development in Canada
Desrochers, Alain, Major, Sonya, Canadian Psychology
Literacy development has been found to have a considerable influence on individuals' lives, modern society, and its economy. As a consequence, a great deal of attention has been devoted to the facets of literacy, the conditions that facilitate its development, and its impact. This special issue of Canadian Psychology provides a sample of current research programmes carried out on literacy development by Canadian researchers in psychology and education. The topics addressed include emergent literacy, the longitudinal prediction of reading development, the development of oral reading and reading comprehension, literacy development amongst French immersion students, the importance of …
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Publication information: Article title: Literacy Development in Canada. Contributors: Desrochers, Alain - Author, Major, Sonya - Author. Journal title: Canadian Psychology. Volume: 49. Issue: 2 Publication date: May 2008. Page number: 79+. © Canadian Psychological Association Aug 1996. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.