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  • Excellence and Equity in Literacy Educationby William E. Tunmer; James W. Chapman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Despite several efforts by the New Zealand government in the 1990s this book suggests that their national literacy strategy has failed to reduce the literacy achievement gap. The major contributing factors are examined and alternative effective strategies are suggested to achieve excellence and equity in New Zealand's literacy education. more...

  • Getting the Buggers to Writeby Sue Cowley

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2011; US$ 19.99

    In this third edition, bestselling author Sue Cowley offers advice on improving skills and confidence, and getting students excited about writing - not just in literacy or English, but across the curriculum. This book is full of engaging and creative approaches for writers at all stages of confidence and competence: from children just starting to write,... more...

  • Literacy and Educationby Uta Papen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 46.95

    Literacy is a perennial ?hot topic? in Britain and other English-speaking countries. Concerns about falling standards and a ?literacy crisis? are frequently raised. In response, governments initiate new policies and teaching guidelines. This book addresses the current policies, practices and media debates in England, the US, Scotland and Australia.... more...

  • Figures et contexte(s)by Geneviève Salvan

    Primento Digital Publishing 2015; US$ 18.99

    Retrouvez dans cet ouvrage les chapitres suivants : - Contextualisation et hyperpertinence figurale - La métaphore injurieuse comme construction contextuelle - Le rôle du contexte dans l?interprétation de figures discursives fondées sur des oppositions de sens - Les contextes de l?hyperbate - La réduplication et son contexte - Métaphore et cohérence... more...

  • Adult Literacy Policy and Practiceby Gordon Ade-Ojo; Vicky Duckworth

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 45.00

    This book explores the gradual evolution of Adult literacy policy from the 1970s using philosophical, sociological and economic frames of reference from a range of perspectives to highlight how priorities have changed. It also offers an alternative curriculum; a transformative model that presents a more socially just different value position. more...

  • Exploring Diversity through Multimodality, Narrative, and Dialogueby Mary B. McVee; Fenice B. Boyd

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95

    Exploring Diversity through Multimodality, Narrative, and Dialogue awakens educators to the ways in which values, beliefs, language use, culture, identity, social class, race, and other factors filter approaches to teaching and expectations for students. Designed as a guide to help educators engage in dialogic interactions, the text articulates... more...

  • Community Colleges and First-Generation Studentsby Jan Osborn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    Community Colleges and First-Generation Students examines a community college writing classroom through ten students from diverse linguistic, ethnic, socio-economic, and national backgrounds. Students are introduced to a version of academic discourse that challenges their identities and visions of the future. more...

  • Multiliteracies in World Language Educationby Yuri Kumagai; Ana López-Sánchez; Sujane Wu

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Putting a multiliteracies framework at the center of the world language curriculum, this volume brings together college-level curricular innovations and classroom projects that address differences in meaning and worldviews expressed in learners? primary and target languages. Offering a rich understanding of languages, genres, and modalities as socioculturally... more...

  • Cultivating Racial and Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Teacher Educationby Marcelle M. Haddix

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Cultivating Racial and Linguistic Diversity in Literacy Teacher Education examines how English and literacy teacher education?a space dominated by White, English-monolingual, middle class perspectives?shapes the experiences of preservice teachers of color and their construction of a teacher identity. Significant and timely, this book focuses attention... more...

  • Language and Superdiversityby Karel Arnaut; Jan Blommaert; Ben Rampton; Massimiliano Spotti

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    A first synthesis of work done in sociolinguistic superdiversity, this volume offers a substantial introduction to the field and the issues and state-of-the-art research papers organized around three themes: Sketching the paradigm, Sociolinguistic complexity, Policing complexity. The focus is to show how complexity rather than plurality can serve... more...