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Literacy

  • Transforming Literacy: Changing Lives Through Reading and Writingby

    BRILL 2011; US$ 40.00

    Focuses on enlarging teachers' understanding of how reading and writing can change lives and how the language arts can contribute significantly to and change educational processes in the twenty-first century. more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Touchstone 2011; Not Available

    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...

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

    Touchstone 2011; Not Available

    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...

  • 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 on Literacy Researchby Peggy Albers; Teri Holbrook; Amy Flint

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    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$ 105.00

    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...

  • Pierre Bourdieu and Literacy Educationby James Albright; Allan Luke

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 59.95

    In this volume scholars from around the world focus on how a Bourdieusian stance can enable a powerful socicultural and cultural analysis of literacy education theory and practice and serve as an effective tool in analyzing relations of hierarchy and domination. Although there has been a growing body of Bourdieusian-inspired research in various sectors... more...