Reading is for Knowing: Literacy Acquisition, Retention and Usage among the Machiguenga

Statement of Responsibility:
Davis, Patricia M
Series Issue:
1
Date:
2004
Publisher:
SIL International
Publisher Place:
Dallas
Part Of Series:
SIL International Publications in Language Use and Education 1
Extent:
xxii, 320 pages
Publication Status:
Published
Table of Contents:

List of Tables

List of Figures

Preface

Acknowledgements

  1. The Setting
  2. Literacy in Minority Societies: A Look at the Issues
  3. Reading: What Is Involved?
  4. Forty Years in Review
  5. Schools for the Machiguenga
  6. Developing New Research Methods
  7. Collecting Data the Cultural Way
  8. Literacy in Machiguenga Society
  9. Personal Perspectives: Attitudes and Usage
  10. Literacy Levels
  11. Interpreting the Findings
  12. Gender, Time in School, and Literacy Retention
  13. Lessons and Implications

Appendix A: Interview Form

Appendix B: Examples of the Reading Tests

Appendix C: Reading Score Chart

Appendix D: Example of the Comprehension Scale

References

Country:
Peru
Subject Languages:
Content Language:
Work Type:
Subject:
Literacy programs
Literacy
Education
Nature of Work:
Entry Number:
5308