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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classroomsby Donna Kalmbach Phillips; Mindy Legard Larson

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 60.95

    Becoming a Teacher of Writing in Elementary Classrooms nurtures teachers? identities as writers, connects to the realities of writing instruction in real and diverse classrooms, and encourages critical and creative thinking. This text is about writing instruction as a journey teachers and students embark on together. The focus is on learning how... more...

  • Critical Literacy Practiceby Bogum Yoon; Rukhsar Sharif

    Springer Singapore 2015; US$ 89.99

    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$ 69.99

    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...