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  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Gee; James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • Situated Language and Learningby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    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...

  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacyby James Paul Gee

    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...

  • The Anti-Education Eraby James Paul Gee

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    James Paul Gee has been featured in a variety of publications including Redbook , Child , Teacher , USA Today , Education Week , The Chicago Tribune , and more. He was formerly the Tashia Morgridge Professor of Reading at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and is now the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies at Arizona... more...

  • How to do Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    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...

  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    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...

  • Unified Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 39.95

    Discourse Analysis is becoming increasingly "multimodal", concerned primarily with the interplay of language, image and sound. Video Games allow humans to create, live in and have conversations with new multimodal worlds. In this ground-breaking new textbook, best-selling author and experienced gamer, James Paul Gee, sets out a new theory and... more...

  • Literacy and Educationby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95

    Literacy and Education tells the story of how literacy?starting in the early 1980s?came to be seen not as a mental phenomenon, but as a social and cultural one. In this accessible introductory volume, acclaimed scholar James Paul Gee shows readers how literacy "left the mind and wandered out into the world." He traces the ways a sociocultural view... more...

  • What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy. Second Editionby James Paul Gee

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    Introduction: 36 Ways to Learn a Video Game * Semiotic Domains: Is Playing Video Games a "Waste of Time"? * Learning and Identity: What Does It Mean to Be a Half-Elf? * Situated Meaning and Learning: What Should You Do after You Have Destroyed the Global Conspiracy? * Telling and Doing: Why Doesn't Lara Croft Obey Professor Von Croy? * Cultural Models:... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysisby James Paul Gee; Michael Handford

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 59.95

    The Routledge Handbook of Discourse Analysis covers the major approaches to Discourse Analysis from Critical Discourse Analysis to Multimodal Discourse Analysis and their applications in key educational and institutional settings. The handbook is divided into six sections: Approaches to Discourse Analysis, Register and Genre, Developments in Spoken... more...