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- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 27.00
This volume looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. Gee is interested in the cognitive development that can occur when someone is trying to escape a maze, find hidden treasure and, even, blasting away an enemy with a high-powered rifle. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 39.00
In this latest work, Selfe and Hawisher explore the complexly rendered relationship between computer gaming environments and literacy development by focusing on the stories of computer gamers in the United States at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Using the words and observations of individual gamers, this book offers historical and cultural... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 39.95
Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. In this book, James Paul Gee introduces the field and presents his unique integrated approach to it. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, the author presents both a theory of language-in-use and a method of research. Clearly... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 41.95
Why do poor and minority students under-perform in school? Do computer games help or hinder learning? What can new research in psychology teach our educational policy-makers? In this major new book, Gee tackles the 'big ideas' about language, literacy and learning, putting forward an integrated theory that crosses disciplinary boundaries, and applying... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 46.95
This fully-updated new edition engages with topics such as orality and literacy, the history of literacy, the uses and abuses of literacy in that history, the analysis of language as cultural communication, and social theories of mind and meaning, among many other topics. It represents the most current statement of a widely discussed and used theory... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
How to do Discourse Analysis: A Toolkit is the essential new book from James Paul Gee, bestselling author of An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method . Discourse analysis is widely used in a range of academic subjects, all concerned with how humans make meaning and communicate within and across different social and cultural groups.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 41.95
Discourse analysis considers how language, both spoken and written, enacts social and cultural perspectives and identities. Assuming no prior knowledge of linguistics, An Introduction to Discourse Analysis examines the field and presents James Paul Gee?s unique integrated approach which incorporates both a theory of language-in-use and a method... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 42.95
In its first edition, Social Linguistics and Literacies was a major contribution to the emerging interdisciplinary field of sociocultural approaches to language and literacy, and was one of the founding texts of the ?New Literacy Studies?. This book serves as a classic introduction to the study of language, learning and literacy in their social,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 16.99
One of the first champions of the positive effects of gaming reveals the dark side of today?s digital and social media Today?s schools are eager to use the latest technology in the classroom, but rather than improving learning, the new e-media can just as easily narrow students? horizons. Education innovator James Paul Gee first documented... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95
This bestselling textbook is the ideal companion to An Introduction to Discourse Analysis: Theory and Method , by leading author, James Paul Gee. Using a practical how-to approach, Gee provides the tools necessary to work with discourse analysis, with engaging step-by-step tasks featured throughout the book. Each tool is clearly explained, along... more...