Annotated Bibliography : Literacy As Foreign Aid

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Austin Hammond ENGL 2311.350 Dr. Gregory September 25, 2014 Annotated Bibliography: Literacy as Foreign Aid to Developing Nations Abosi, Okey. "Educating Children With Learning Disabilities In Africa." Learning Disabilities Research & Practice (Wiley-Blackwell) 22.3 (2007): 196-201. Academic Search Complete. Web. 27 Sept. 2014. Abosi addresses the concern of children in African classrooms that are challenged with learning disorders and examines the diverse contributing factors such as: health issues, poverty, lack of school materials, and motivational issues, and how they interfere with the learning environment. His study examines the current condition of education for students with learning disabilities, especially in Botswana, and the factors for providing effective services for student success. Abubakar, Sanusi. “Illiteracy Is Both Developmental and National Security Issue [column].” African News Service 10 Sept. 2013. Opposing Viewpoints in Context. Web. 25. Sept. 2014. Abubakar stresses why education is valuable beyond the focus of intellectual development and how education influences the well-being of a society. The author provides a general overview on the dilemma of illiteracy in developing countries and statistics conveying: adult literacy rates, children out-of-school information, and figures on literacy level improvements and literate populations. Appiah, Elizabeth N., and Walter W. McMahon. "The Social Outcomes Of Education And Feedbacks On Growth In

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