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Title: Improving elementary school literacy in Mauritius through Project ZEP
Authors: Edwards, William L 
Condy, Janet M 
Malik, Sakil 
Keywords: Literacy;Research;International Reading Association;Mauritius
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Information Age Publishing
Source: Edwards, W.L.; Condy, J. & Mailik, S. 2014. Improving elementary school literacy in Mauritius through Project ZEP. In: Leung, C.B.; Richards, J.C. & Lassonde, C.A. [Eds]. International collaborations in literacy research and practice. Charlotte, N.C. Information Age Publishing: 249-272.
Abstract: Literacy researchers and educators are currently involved in exciting international literacy projects. However, many in the field are not aware of these initiatives. In compiling this edited volume, our intent is to provide a resource book for university instructors and research faculty with examples of international literacy projects and what was learned from the projects. Chapter contributors offer stories of real people who collaborate across nations to exchange ideas, promote literacy development, and increase global understandings. The literacy initiatives presented in this book show how literacy colleagues have provided opportunities for students and educators of different countries to communicate in meaningful ways. Through international literacy projects and research, participants work to forge relationships based on mutual respect, despite their differing cultures and languages. They see their work as based on the mutual connectedness to the human community.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11189/6482
ISBN: 9781623965655
Appears in Collections:Edu - Books / Book Chapters

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