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  • 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...

  • Literacy Theories for the Digital Ageby Kathy A. Mills

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 25.00

    Literacy Theories for the Digital Age insightfully brings together six essential approaches to literacy research and educational practice. The book provides powerful and accessible theories for readers, including Socio-cultural, Critical, Multimodal, Socio-spatial, Socio-material and Sensory Literacies. The brand new Sensory Literacies approach is... 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...

  • Critical Literacy Practiceby Bogum Yoon; Rukhsar Sharif

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 63.43

    This edited book shows how critical literacy can be applied in and outside the classroom setting. It shows educators how critical theory is applied in practice using studies in diverse K-16 settings, kindergarten through university contexts. By providing specific examples of critical literacy practice in the classroom and beyond, the book aims to help... more...

  • Critical Literaciesby Bogum Yoon

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 45.45

    This book offers comprehensive coverage of critical literacies by pursuing a balanced approach to theory, research, and practice. By clarifying the gaps among the frameworks of critical literacies, the author discusses new ways of approaching them from global and multicultural perspectives and provides an instructional model of critical global literacies... more...

  • World Literacyby John W. Miller; Michael C. McKenna

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    International literacy assessments have provided ample data for ranking nations, charting growth, and casting blame. Summarizing the findings of these assessments, which afford a useful vantage from which to view world literacy as it evolves, this book examines literate behavior worldwide, in terms of both the ability of populations from a wide variety... more...

  • Decolonizing Educationby Norah Barongo-Muweke

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 52.85

    Norah Barongo-Muweke aims to reconstruct a theory of citizenship education for the postcolonial South. She works towards fostering scientific construction and mainstreaming of postcoloniality as analytical category, dimension of gender, policy, sustainable learning and societal transformation. A consistent conceptual framework for theorising together... more...

  • Handbook of Orthography and Literacyby R. Malatesha Joshi; P. G. Aaron

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 120.95

    Until about two decades ago, the study of writing systems and their relationship to literacy acquisition was sparse and generally modeled after studies of English language learners. This situation is now changing. As the worldwide demand for literacy continues to grow, researchers from different countries with different language backgrounds have begun... more...

  • Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identitiesby Vally Lytra; Dinah Volk; Eve Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    Navigating Languages, Literacies and Identities showcases innovative research at the interface of religion and multilingualism, offering an analytical focus on religion in children and adolescents? everyday lives and experiences. The volume examines the connections between language and literacy practices and social identities associated with religion... more...