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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Psychology of Readingby Paula J. Schwanenflugel; Nancy Flanagan Knapp

    Guilford Publications 2015; US$ 38.00

    Incorporating cognitive, neuropsychological, and sociocultural perspectives, this authoritative text explains the psychological processes involved in reading and describes applications for educational practice. The book follows a clear developmental sequence, from the impact of the early family environment through the acquisition of emergent literacy... more...

  • 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideasby Ron Shaw

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 38.95

    How often do you hear your pupils cry 'what can I write about?' 1001 Brilliant Writing Ideas offers teachers endless ideas and inventive suggestions, opening up new opportunities for creative writing lessons. With over 1000 different ?story-starters? across a vast range of genres and narrative styles, this versatile book provides food for thought... more...

  • Extraordinary Women from U.S. History: Readers Theatre for Grades 4-8by Chari Greenberg Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 28.00

    Bring the women who shaped American history to life in the_ classroom! Each script embraces an event or portion of these famous womens lives, and illustrates the contribution that the women made in shaping history in politics, art, sports and medicine. Readers Theatre format empowers students to focus on learning about historical events of the womens... more...

  • The Secular Visionariesby Joel Gwynne

    Editions Rodopi 2010; US$ 81.00

    This retrospective study examines short fiction in the context of stylistic tradition in New Zealand’s literary history. By exploring the extent to which the major exponents of twentieth-century short fiction extend the traditions of realism and impressionism as initiated by Katherine Mansfield and Frank Sargeson, this study embraces the stylistic... more...