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Literacy

  • Translation and Oppositionby Dimitris ASIMAKOULAS; Margaret ROGERS

    Channel View Publications 2011; US$ 35.00

    Translation and Opposition is an edited volume that brings together cultural and sociological perspectives of translation. Contemporary models in Translation Studies have relatively recently problematized various myths relating to translation activity, such as the view of translation as an impersonal, mechanical act of linguistic transfer or as an... more...

  • Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classroomsby Sandra Schamroth Abrams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Integrating Virtual and Traditional Learning in 6-12 Classrooms introduces a model of "layered literacies" as a framework for describing and illustrating how students? digital experiences can inform educational methods. Through the lens of layered literacies, educators can envision opportunities to draw upon adolescents? out-of-school interests and... 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...

  • Language, Rhythm, and Soundby Joseph K. Adjaye; Adrianne R. Andrews

    University of Pittsburgh Press 1997; US$ 27.95

    Focusing on expressions of popular culture among blacks in Africa, the United States, and the Carribean this collection of multidisciplinary essays takes on subjects long overdue for study.  Fifteen essays cover a world of topics, from American girls? Double Dutch games to protest discourse in Ghana; from Terry McMillan?s Waiting to Exhale... more...

  • How to Read a Bookby Mortimer J. Adler; Charles Van Doren

    Touchstone 2011; US$ 16.99

    With half a million copies in print, How to Read a Book is the best and most successful guide to reading comprehension for the general reader, completely rewritten and updated with new material. Originally published in 1940, this book is a rare phenomenon, a living classic that introduces and elucidates the various levels of reading and how to... more...

  • Handbook of Individual Differences in Readingby Peter Afflerbach

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 120.95

    The central unifying theme of this state-of-the-art contribution to research on literacy is its rethinking and reconceptualization of individual differences in reading. Previous research, focused on cognitive components of reading, signaled the need for ongoing work to identify relevant individual differences in reading, to determine the relationship(s)... more...

  • Gender, Literacy, and Empowerment in Moroccoby Fatima Agnaou

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 48.95

    This book's concept concerns the positive correlation between literacy and women's development and empowerment in developing countries. more...

  • New Methods of Literacy Researchby Peggy Albers; Teri Holbrook; Amy Flint

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Literacy researchers at all stages of their careers are designing and developing innovative new methods for analyzing data in a range of spaces in and out of school. Directly connected with evolving themes in literacy research, theory, instruction, and practices?especially in the areas of digital technologies, gaming, and web-based research; discourse... more...

  • Telling Piecesby Peggy Albers; Sharon Murphy

    Taylor and Francis 1999; US$ 46.95

    Telling Pieces is an exploration of how pre-adolescent middle-school children develop a knowledge and understanding of the conventions of art (art as literacy) and how they use this knowledge to create representations of their lives in a small midwestern U.S. town. Beginning with an overview of social semiotics and emergent literacy theorizing,... more...

  • Vocabulary and Writing in a First and Second Languageby Professor Dorte Albrechtsen; Professor Kirsten Haastrup; Professor Birgit Henriksen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    Listening to the voices of learners as they write an essay or try to cope with unfamiliar words in a text is a luxury often reserved for researchers. This book observes individuals performing similar tasks in their first and their foreign language and invites readers with an interest in foreign language acquisition to follow the same learners in their... more...