A Cognitive Toolkit for Adult Literacy

Kieran Egan
Faculty of Education
Simon Fraser University

CONTENTS




Chapter One: The Cognitive Tools of Orality


Introduction
Making literate sense of orality

Some characteristic cognitive tools of orality


Conclusion



Chapter Two: The Cognitive Tools of Initial Literacy


Introduction
Some characteristic cognitive tools of literacy


Conclusion

 

 

Chapter Three: Teaching Literacy

 

Introduction

Icon, index, and symbol

Practical uses of the cognitive tools of orality

Practical uses of the cognitive tools of initial literacy

Conclusion

 

 

Chapter Four: Frameworks for planning teaching

Introduction

A framework from the cognitive tools of orality

A framework from the cognitive tools of initial literacy

Conclusion

 

 

Conclusion

Bibliography

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