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  • Literaciesby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope

    Cambridge University Press 2012; US$ 64.00

    An introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. more...

  • Polari - The Lost Language of Gay Menby Paul Baker

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Polari is a secret form of language mainly used by homosexual men in London and other cities during the twentieth century. Derived in part from the slang lexicons of numerous stigmatised and itinerant groups, Polari was also a means of socialising, acting out camp performances and reconstructing a shared gay identity and worldview among its speakers.... more...

  • The Fiend's Delightby Dod Grile

    ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 4.99

    Books for All Kinds of Readers. ReadHowYouWant offers the widest selection of on-demand, accessible format editions on the market today. Our 7 different sizes of EasyRead™ are optimized by increasing the font size and spacing between the words and the letters. We partner with leading publishers around the globe. Our goal is to have accessible... more...

  • The Multiliteracies Classroomby Kathy A. Mills

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 39.95

    The multiliteracies approach to literacy education has become established as an accessible and effective paradigm for classroom practice in the 21st century. The Multiliteracies Classroom enlivens this theory with its vivid description of events in a real classroom. Teachers will identify with the lively transcripts of classroom interactions, and be... more...

  • Social Literaciesby Brian V. Street

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and writing and the multiple character of literacy practices.... more...

  • Writing(s) at the Crossroadsby Georgeta Cislaru

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    In this paper we briefly introduce keystroke logging as a research method in writing research, focusing more explicitly on the recently developed linguistic analysis technique. In a case study of two elderly people (healthy versus demented), we illustrate some aspects of this linguistic approach. This analysis aggregates event-based data from the character... more...

  • Reaching Reluctant Young Readersby Rob Reid

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage reluctant children to read, there is first a pitch to get their attention followed by a short reading passage to “set the hook.” more...

  • Flying Carpetby Diana Yue

    Hong Kong University Press, HKU 2000; US$ 45.00

    From the pen of one of Hong Kong's leading writers, Xi Xi (1930 - ), flying Carpet mirrors the past and present of Fertillia, an island city situated on the south-eastern coast of the huge country of Dragonland. Fertillia is of course Hong Kong, and the novel is part history and part imagination, a rich tapestry of the local material culture and... more...

  • Booktalking Around the World: Great Global Reads for Ages 9–14by Sonja Cole

    ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 45.00

    A public librarian introducing young readers to stories from around the world. A social studies teacher wanting to offer students extra credit on a unit about ancient Greece. A Spanish teacher who needs to generate some excitement and interest about Hispanic culture. All of these educators can achieve their goals by utilizing the internationally themed... more...

  • European Vernacular Literacyby Joshua A. Fishman

    Channel View Publications 2010; US$ 19.95

    In this major new text, Joshua Fishman charts the rise of vernacular literacy in Europe, and the major social, economic, religious, political, demographic, educational and philosophical changes that attended it. Following the story up until the present day, the book examines the people who became leaders of the growth of vernacular literacy in Europe,... more...