Situated literacy practices amongst artisans in the South West of Nigeria: developmental and pedagogical implication
Ade-Ojo, Gordon O., Adeyeye, Mike and Fagbohun, F. (2012) Situated literacy practices amongst artisans in the South West of Nigeria: developmental and pedagogical implication. In: Popov, Nikolay, Wolhuter, Charl, Leutwyler , Bruno, Hilton, Gillian, Ogunleye , James and Almeida, Patricia Albergaria, (eds.) International Perspectives on Education. BCES Conference Books (10). Bulgarian Comparative Education Society, Sofia, Bulgaria, pp. 105-110. ISBN 978-954-92908-1-3Full text not available from this repository.
This paper reports an aspect of a larger study on literacy practices, needs and perceptions of artisans in a part of the South West region of Nigeria. Using an ethnographic approach to research, it identified a variety of literacy practices, events and mediums, thus confirming the notion of literacy as social practice. The study employed a modified form of ethnographic research which was specifically designed for this study, a density of literacy practices approach to ethnographic research, data was collected through a mixture of observation, participation and a series of interviews and dialogues. The data were subjected to qualitative and quantitative analysis which enabled a range of themes and distributional patterns to emerge. It concludes by highlighting implications for governance and pedagogy.
|Item Type:||Book Section|
|Additional Information:|| 10th BCES Annual Conference, Conference Book,  This paper appears in Part 1: Comparative Education & History of Education|
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||situated literacy, literacy practices, density of literacy practices, ethnographic research, perspectives on literacy|
|Subjects:||L Education > LB Theory and practice of education|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Education|
School of Education > Department of Lifelong Learning & Teacher Education
|Last Modified:||01 Jun 2012 15:58|
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