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

    St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 19.99

    James Paul Gee begins his classic book with "I want to talk about video games--yes, even violent video games--and say some positive things about them." With this simple but explosive statement, one of America's most well-respected educators looks seriously at the good that can come from playing video games. In this revised edition, new games like... 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...

  • UK GAAP for Business and Practiceby Paul Gee

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 65.95

    This book provides you with a concise and easily accessible guide to all the recent changes, and their likely practical impact. This new edition has been extensively updated and revised and includes: ? An Executive summary of recent developments; ? UITF Abstract 40 on Revenue recognition; ? Financial Reporting Standard for Smaller Entities (effective... more...

  • 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...

  • Social Linguistics and Literaciesby James Paul Gee

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    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...

  • The Anti-Education Eraby James Paul Gee

    St. Martin's Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    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 the... more...

  • How to Do Discourse Analysis 2nd editionby James Paul Gee

    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...

  • An Introduction to Discourse Analysis 4th editionby 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...