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  • Literacy and Educationby Uta Papen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 44.95

    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...

  • Local Languaging, Literacy and Multilingualism in a West African Societyby Kasper Juffermans

    Channel View Publications 2015; US$ 15.00

    This book aims to enhance and challenge our understanding of language and literacy as social practice against the background of heightened globalisation. Juffermans presents an ethnographic study of the linguistic landscape of The Gambia, arguing that language should be conceptualised as a verb (languaging) rather than a countable noun (a language,... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...