TITLE

ON COMING TO TERMS WITH THE REAL LITERACY CRISIS

AUTHOR(S)
Pradl, Gordon M.
PUB. DATE
September 1984
SOURCE
ETC: A Review of General Semantics;Fall1984, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p248
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Focuses on literacy crisis in schools. Related courses of action which resulted from the seductive cry for simple and direct solutions; Passage from the nineteenth century that comments on opportunities lost for developing the whole self; Title of the autobiography by John Stuart Mill that recounts his growing state of depression which he attributed to an education that exclusively cultivated his analytical powers.
ACCESSION #
15940872

 

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