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Literacy

  • Creativity in Language Teachingby Rodney H. Jones; Jack C. Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    Current, comprehensive, and authoritative, this text gives language teachers and researchers, both a set of conceptual tools with which to think and talk about creativity in language teaching and a wealth of practical advice about principles and practices that can be applied to making their lessons more creative. Providing an overview of the nature... more...

  • Writing(s) at the Crossroadsby Georgeta Cislaru

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2015; US$ 143.00

    In this paper we briefly introduce keystroke logging as a research method in writing research, focusing more explicitly on the recently developed linguistic analysis technique. In a case study of two elderly people (healthy versus demented), we illustrate some aspects of this linguistic approach. This analysis aggregates event-based data from the character... more...

  • Handbook of Individual Differences in Readingby Peter Afflerbach

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 114.95

    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...

  • Writing against Racial Injuryby Haivan V. Hoang

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2015; US$ 24.95

    Writing against Racial Injury recalls the story of Asian American student rhetoric at the site of language and literacy education in post-1960s California.  What emerged in the Asian American movement was a recurrent theme in U.S. history: conflicts over language and literacy difference masked wider racial tensions.  Bringing together... more...

  • Handbook of Reading Assessmentby Sherry Mee Bell; R. Steve McCallum

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 69.95

    The Handbook of Reading Assessment , Second Edition, covers the wide range of reading assessments educators must be able to use and understand to effectively assess and instruct their students. Comprehensive and filled with numerous authentic examples, the text addresses informal classroom based assessment, progress monitoring, individual norm-referenced... more...

  • Literacy, Place, and Pedagogies of Possibilityby Barbara Comber

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    How can teachers ensure a pedagogy of possibility underpinned by social justice, and what has literacy got to do with this? This book explores the positive synergies between critical literacy and place-conscious pedagogy. Through rich classroom research it introduces and demonstrates how a synthesis of insights from theories of space and place and... more...

  • The Construction Zoneby Terry Thompson

    Stenhouse Publishers 2015; US$ 19.99

    Instructional scaffolding is an essential part of teaching literacy. But what is scaffolding exactly? What does it look like in a classroom, and how can we improve the ways we use it? Despite its prominence in the repertoire of teaching strategies, scaffolding remains a vague concept for many teachers. In essence , scaffolding is the idea of supporting... more...

  • Global Perspectives on Adult Education and Learning Policyby Marcella Milana; Tom Nesbit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The worldwide appearance and expression of adult education and lifelong learning have changed significantly during the past 20 years. This book explores recent changes in their related national and international policies, how they intersect with developments in higher education and how they may contribute to debates on citizenship and democracy. more...

  • Global Perspectives on Adult Education and Learning Policyby Marcella Milana; Tom Nesbit

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    The worldwide appearance and expression of adult education and lifelong learning have changed significantly during the past 20 years. This book explores recent changes in their related national and international policies, how they intersect with developments in higher education and how they may contribute to debates on citizenship and democracy. more...

  • Literacy and Educationby Uta Papen

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 39.95

    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...