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PROMOTING WOMEN LITERACY THROUGH MEDIA COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES (LITERACY DEVELOPMENT AND THE MEDIA)

Abioye, T. (2002) PROMOTING WOMEN LITERACY THROUGH MEDIA COMMUNICATION ACTIVITIES (LITERACY DEVELOPMENT AND THE MEDIA). A JOURNAL OF THE READING ASSOCIATION OF NIGERIA, 9 (2). ISSN 1119 - 6181

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Abstract

The fact that literacy is now a fundamental human right is not in dispute. Government efforts have been lacking in sincerity, commitment and proper coordination, and have thus not achieved desired results. As familiar strategies seem to have tailed as used, the time may have come when hitherto unused areas are explored as exponents of women literacy promotion one such area is the mass media. Since the primary purpose of the mass media is to inform, educate and entertain, this paper proposes a more innovative approach to how literacy development, especially of women, can be promoted using the media and its various media communication activities (both educational and entertaining).

Item Type: Article
Subjects: P Language and Literature > PE English
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Humanities
Depositing User: Mrs Patricia Nwokealisi
Date Deposited: 24 Aug 2016 15:41
Last Modified: 24 Aug 2016 15:41
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/6958

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