Article published in:Literacies: Tertiary contexts
Compiled and edited by Zosia Golebiowski
[Australian Review of Applied Linguistics 25:2] 2002
► pp. 5–17
Tertiary literacy on the cusp
This paper outlines some of the recent concerns regarding a perceived decline in literacy standards in Australia, with reference to changing literacy abilities and standards in tertiary education. It presents a summary and critique of the current discussions on changes in literacy expectations and contemporary notions of literacy. It concludes with a summary of three important ‘agents of change’: economic rationalism, multiculturalism and computerisation.
Published online: 01 January 2002
Absalom, D., Golebiowski, Z. & Threadgold, T.
Australian Society of Certified Practising Accountants
Brice Heath, S.
Golebiowski, Z. & Borland, H.
Snow, C., Burns, M.S. & Griffin, P.
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