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Literacy

  • Teaching Information Literacy through Short Storiesby David Brier; Vickery Kaye Lebbin

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 34.99

    Teaching Information Literacy through Short Stories examines information literacy themes through 18 short stories. The book provides librarians and instructors a fresh approach to introduce, accompany, and supplement their teaching. more...

  • Literacy in the Disciplinesby Thomas DeVere Wolsey; Diane Lapp

    Guilford Publications 2016; US$ 26.00

    This book gives all teachers in grades 5-12 practical strategies for building the unique literacy skills that students need for success in their respective subject areas. Drawing from interviews with leading educators and professionals in science, mathematics, history, the arts, and other disciplines, the authors explain what disciplinary literacy... more...

  • English as Medium of Instruction in Japanese Higher Educationby Glenn Toh

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.35

    This book sets out to uncover and discuss the curricular, pedagogical as well as cultural-political issues relating to ideological contradictions inherent in the adoption of English as medium of instruction in Japanese education. Situating the Japanese adoption of EMI in contradicting discourses of outward globalization and inward Japaneseness, the... more...

  • Reclaiming Early Childhood Literaciesby Richard J Meyer; Kathryn F. Whitmore

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    At a time when literacy has become more of a political issue than a research or pedagogical one, this volume refocuses attention on work with young children that places them at the center of their literacy worlds. Drawing on robust and growing knowledge which is often marginalized because of political and legislative forces, it explores young children?s... more...

  • Critical Literacy Across the K-6 Curriculumby Vivian Maria Vasquez

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 39.95

    Through stories from kindergarten to sixth grade classrooms where students and teachers have attempted to put a critical edge on their teaching, this book shows critical literacy in action across the curriculum. Readers see students and teachers together using critical literacy discourse to frame conversations in ways that engage students in examining... more...

  • English Nounsby Rochelle Lieber

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 40.00 US$ 32.80

    English Nouns explores the mechanisms by which English nominalizations come to have a variety of readings depending on their syntactic context. more...

  • El arte de la palabra justaby César Mejía

    Editorial Mesa Redonda 2016; US$ 13.00

    En esta obra, el autor ubica los antecedentes familiares y a primeras experiencias juveniles de ambos periodistas. Mejía Chang intenta combinar todos los sucesos de manera que la vida familiar y laboral se relacionan entre dos personajes y el autor lo sabe hacer de manera puntual. more...

  • Reading Students? Livesby Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Reading Students? Lives documents literacy practices across time as children move through school, with a focus on issues of schooling, identity construction, and how students and their parents make sense of students? lives across time. The final book in a series of four that track a group of low-income African American students and their parents across... more...

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classroomsby Sarah Donovan

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    At the heart of this inquiry into the ethical implications of education reform on reading practices in middle and secondary classrooms, the central question is what is lost, hidden, or marginalized in the name of progress? Drawing on her own experiences as an English teacher during the No Child Left Behind era, the author examines school cultures... more...

  • Creating a Multivocal Selfby Julie Choi

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Showcasing a new methodology in language learning and identity research, this carefully conceptualized, innovative book explicates the use of autoethnography as a way of re-imagining one?s sense of linguistic and cultural identity. A key work for researchers and students in Applied Linguistics and Language Education, it addresses fundamental aspects... more...