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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Author(s): Edwards, Richard
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Title: The scrumpled geography of literacy
Citation: Edwards R (2008) The scrumpled geography of literacy In: Proceedings from the SCUTREA 38th Annual Conference , Edinburgh: SCUTREA. 38th Annual SCUTREA Conference, 2.7.2008 - 4.7.2008, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh.
Issue Date: 2008
Conference Name: 38th Annual SCUTREA Conference
Conference Dates: 2008-07-02T00:00:00Z
Conference Location: University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Abstract: Drawing upon the experience of the Literacies for Learning in Further Education research project in the UK, this paper explores the attempt to identify and conceptualise those ‘border literacies’ which may act as resources for learning and attainment for adults within their college courses. This paper outlines, drawing upon actor-network theory, the conceptual innovations that we found necessary arising from our data analysis, extending existing work on situating practice and boundary crossing to posit a conceptual landscape that we term the ‘scrumpled geography’ of literacy.
Status: Publisher version (final published refereed version)
Rights: The author holds the copyright to this conference paper delivered at the 2008 SCUTREA Conference.

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