#1: Literacy for the Average Worker

Literacy is defined as “the quality or state of being literate, especially the ability to read and write”. To any scholar, literacy is the very foundation that education and learning is based upon; without being able to read and write, one would not be...

#1: Literacy in the Workplace

literacy [lit-er-uh-see] Synonyms Examples Word Origin noun 1. the quality or state of being literate, especially the ability to read and write.         Literacy, although defined as the ability to read and write, is much more than that. In order to be literate, one...

#1: The Theory of Relative Literacy

What literacy means to you and me is not what literacy means to some other people in the world. From our perspective, literacy is of the utmost importance. This is the case with most places in the 21st century. It is essential for our schooling because of how much we...
Blog Post #1: Defining Literacy

Blog Post #1: Defining Literacy

Literacy —”using printed and written information to function in society, to achieve one’s goals, and to develop one’s knowledge and potential” (USDE NCES, 2007, p. 246)—is important in academic and non-academic workplaces. A slightly extended definition of literacy is...
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