Balancing the Literacy Equation: The Place of School Library Media Resources (SLMRs)

  • SO Oyediran-Tidings
Keywords: Literacy equation, School library media resources

Abstract

Thispaper highlights the role of school library in literacy attainment by attempting to construct a conceptual nexus between reading culture and reading skills of pupils. It further explains the components of learning process, literacy attainment, literacy needs. and outcome. The indispensability of the school library media resource as a learning andliteracy enabler was brought to fore, while the need to facilitate and encourage the useof school library media resources was also emphasized. It concluded with advocacy for school library project, training of library personnel and adequate funding of school libraries that would be capable of producing desirable literacy outcome.

Keywords: Literacy equation, School library media resources

Published
2013-10-04
Section
Articles

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