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'So you're to blame!': reading the battle more critically. Academic conversation/ review of Ilana Snyder's The literacy Wars

Jetnikoff, Anita (2008) 'So you're to blame!': reading the battle more critically. Academic conversation/ review of Ilana Snyder's The literacy Wars.

Abstract

This is a response to an invitation to participate in an 'academic conversation' about the controversial publication: Snyder, I. (2008) 'The Literacy Wars: Why teaching children to read and write is a battleground in Australia'. Crows Nest: Allen and Unwin. Apart from Anita Jetnikoff, other writers and contributors to the 'dialogue' were; Terry Hayes, Natalie Bellis, David Freesmith,& Pat Lees.

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ID Code: 15153
Item Type: Other
Additional Information: The full version of the dialogue with all authors can be read in 'English In Australia' :43, 7. pp 75-81.
Keywords: Literacy, English Curriculum, language and culture, the literacy debates, HERN
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Secondary Education (130106)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2008 (please consult author)
Deposited On: 14 Oct 2008
Last Modified: 27 Oct 2014 14:57

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