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Publication Type
Journal Article
UWI Author(s)
Author, Analytic
Bryan, Beverley A.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Department of Educational Studies
Article Title
Gender, literacy and language learning in Jamaica: Considerations from the literature
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Journal Title
Caribbean Journal of Education
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Reprint Status
Refereed
Date of Publication
2002
Volume ID
24
Issue ID
1
Page(s)
23-40
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Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to review recent relevant Caribbean research literature in order to present a brief gender-focused survey of literacy levels in Jamaica; to investigate some of the causes presented for boys' underachievement in literacy; to examine the relationship between gender and attitude to English; to report on a small piece of recent research that has investigated gender differences in attitude toward English in Jamaica and to generate a clearer understanding from the research of the role, if any, of gender in language and literacy learning in Jamaica.....
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