New Blog Post: Reder, Gauly & Lechner question whether reading and writing skills are still as important as they were a generation ago

| Categories: GESIS-News

International Literacy Day is celebrated annually worldwide on September 8th. The day was initiated in 1966 by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to highlight the importance of literacy for individuals, communities, and societies. In a world in which people increasingly communicate via voice messages on their smartphones, in which devices can be controlled by voice assistants and in which podcasts seem to replace printed newspapers, one might question whether reading and writing skills are still as important as they were a generation ago.

DOI: 10.34879/gesisblog.2020.18

Categories: GESIS-News