An Interplay of Communities of Practice and Multiliteracies Framework: A Case Study of the Uses and Practices of English Literacy in Oman

Syerina Syahrin; Ali Algryani; Julius Irudayasamy

Articles in Press, Accepted Manuscript, Available Online from 04 September 2022

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijscl.2022.560063.2730

Abstract
  This paper reports the uses and practices of literacy in English among a group of students in the Dhofar Governorate, Sultanate of Oman. Data was gathered from two undergraduate students. The findings of the study suggest that the students experienced rich and varied use of English outside of school ...  Read More

Changes and Challenges of Literacy Practices: A Case of a Village in Iran

Brian Street; Reza Pishghadam; Shiva Zeinali

Volume 3, Issue 1 , March 2015, , Pages 16-27

Abstract
  Granted that literacy is a social practice involving different values, attitudes, feelings, and social relationships, this study attempts to examine literacy practices and the potential changes made through a history of forty years. The study was conducted in the village of Cheshmeh, near Mashhad, Iran, ...  Read More

Applying Earlier Literacy Research in Iran to Current Literacy Theory and Policy

Brian Street

Volume 1, Issue 1 , March 2013, , Pages 1-9

Abstract
  In this paper, I attempt to bring together approaches to literacy in theory and in practice, drawing upon various activities I have been involved in over the years–research in Iranian villages during the 1970s; linking research and theory to literacy policy, with particular reference to a contribution ...  Read More