Cross, B. (2003). ‘watch mi eyes’: The predicament of visual and scribal literacy choices, as explored with rural jamaican adolescent boys. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education, 33(1), 65-83.
Examines oral cultures in a world of literacy, assessment, and certification. Explores the oral youth culture of adolescent males in rural Jamaica. Utilizes an interactional sociolinguistical approach to document the young males sense-making strategies, which bypass scripted literacy as a means for learning and concentrates on oral and visual media literacy. (CAJ)
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