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Lecture by Martha C. Pennington, March 21, 2001

Changing Relationships Between Context and Communication from Pre-Language to Post-Language by Marth C. Pennington, Powdrill Professor English Language Acquisition, University of Luton, England A review of the changing contexts of communication in relation to the development in human history of spoken and written language, looking at the trends in oracy and literacy including the impact…

Colloquium: Technology, Language and Literacy

The purpose of this colloquium is to initiate a discussion on some of the issues raised by the use of computer technology for the development of literacy, be it in a first or in a second language. What kinds of formal and contextual constraints does the medium impose on the creation of texts? What kind…

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