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When Basic Skills and Information Processing Just Aren't Enough: Rethinking Reading in New Times


by Allan Luke 1995

Using historical and contemporary perspectives, the paper argues that reading is a malleable social practice with identifiable moral and ideological consequences. A model that defines reading in contemporary social life through four interconnected roles is presented. The importance of critical reading in everyday life is illustrated through analysis of three functional texts.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 97 Number 1, 1995, p. 95-115
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 1411, Date Accessed: 12/11/2017 8:28:32 AM

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