Message from the “Island group”: What is literacy in science literacy?


  • This contribution was partially supported by grants from the National Science Foundation (REC020002), Iowa State University, and the University of Victoria for the international conference “Ontological, Epistemological, Linguistic, and Pedagogical Considerations of Language and Science Literacy: Empowering Research and Informing Instruction,” Victoria, BC, Canada, September 12–15, 2002. The opinions expressed are those of the authors and do not reflect the position of the funding agencies.