Non-Formal Education

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India

Wagner, D., Daswani, C.J., Karnati, R.
Date of publication: 
Wed, 2010-12-01

Technology and Mother-Tongue Literacy in Southern India: Impact Studies among Young Children and Out-of-School Youth

The present research began with one main question: How can new technologies
be effective for poor and illiterate children and youth in developing countries?

Sharing ideas and language with illiterate women: A challenge for print feminism

Miller, Stephanie
Date of publication: 
Mon, 1996-01-01

Further to the new knowledge regarding complex definitions of illiteracy, researchers have also begun to identify the
gendered nature of the literacy issue. Most statistics show that illiteracy is in fact, a gendered problem: twothirds of the
750 million nonliterate adults in the world are women ("Closing" 56). Within the North American context, though, there

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