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Literacy

  • Assignments as Controversiesby Ibrar Bhatt

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Approaching academic assignments as practical controversies, this book offers a novel approach to the study of digital literacy. Through in-depth accounts of assignment writing in college classrooms, Bhatt examines ways of understanding how students engage with digital media in curricular activities and how these give rise to new practices of information... more...

  • Reaching Reluctant Young Readersby Rob Reid

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 34.99

    Reaching Reluctant Young Readers features 150 middle-grade books. Each title has the potential to hook the reluctant reader and lure them to read the entire book. To specifically encourage reluctant children to read, there is first a pitch to get their attention followed by a short reading passage to ?set the hook.? more...

  • Un cuadrito de sol en la penumbraby Luis Podestá

    Luis Podestá 2017; US$ 4.00

    Un médico nativo que realiza curaciones milagrosas, muere tras ser torturado por policías que encuentran luego la muerte en trágicas e insólitas circunstancias. Una joven intenta matarse arrojándose a un abismo y despierta en una isla sobre el lago sagrado de los incas. En su ciudad natal, una colegiala se convierte en prostituta y un estudiante rebelde... more...

  • Emotions and English Language Teachingby Sarah Benesch

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 46.95

    Taking a critical approach that considers the role of power, and resistance to power, in teachers? affective lives, Sarah Benesch examines the relationship between English language teaching and emotions in postsecondary classrooms. The exploration takes into account implicit feeling rules that may drive institutional expectations of teacher performance... more...

  • The Space and Practice of Readingby Chin Ee Loh

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Mirroring worldwide debates on social class, literacy rates, and social change, this study explores the intersection between reading and social class in Singapore, one of the top scorers on the Programme for International Assessment (PISA) tests, and questions the rhetoric of social change that does not take into account local spaces and practices.... more...

  • Literacy behind Barsby Mary E. Styslinger; Karen Gavigan; Kendra Albright

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 44.99

    Literacy behind Bars: Successful Reading and Writing Strategies for Use with Incarcerated Youth and Adults is a practical resource for teachers, librarians, administrators, and community stakeholders who work with incarcerated youth and adults. The book includes examples of authentic literacy practices that have been successfully used with those... more...

  • Reflections on Qualitative Research in Language and Literacy Educationby Seyyed-Abdolhamid Mirhosseini

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 86.78

    This book discusses aspects of the theory and practice of qualitative research in the specific context of language and literacy education. It addresses epistemological perspectives, methodological problems, and practical considerations related to research involvements in areas of language education and literacy studies rather than generic issues of... more...

  • Multimodal Perspectives of Language, Literacy, and Learning in Early Childhoodby Marilyn J. Narey

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 97.62

    Our image-rich, media-dominated culture prompts critical thinking about how we educate young children. In response, this volume provides a rich and provocative synthesis of theory, research, and practice that pushes beyond monomodal constructs of teaching and learning. It is a book about bringing ?sense? to 21 st century early childhood education,... more...

  • Imagining India in Discourseby Mohan Jyoti Dutta

    Springer Singapore 2017; US$ 46.64

    The economic liberalization of India, changes in global structures, and the rapid emergence of India on the global landscape have been accompanied by the dramatic rise in popular, public, and elite discourses that offer the promise to imagine India. Written mostly in the future tense, these discourses conceive of India through specific frames of global... more...

  • Family Language Policies in a Multilingual Worldby John Macalister; Seyed Hadi Mirvahedi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 46.95

    Through case studies from around the world, this book illustrates the opportunities and challenges facing families negotiating the issues of language maintenance and language learning in the home. Every family living in a bi/multilingual environment faces the question of what language(s) to speak with their children and must make a decision, consciously... more...