Literacies: Tertiary contexts
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This paper outlines some of the recent concerns regarding a perceived decline in literacy standards in Australia, with reference to changing literacy abilities and standards in tertiary education. It presents a summary and critique of the current discussions on changes in literacy expectations and contemporary notions of literacy. It concludes with a summary of three important ‘agents of change’: economic rationalism, multiculturalism and computerisation.


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