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Literacy

  • 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...

  • Reading Students? Livesby Catherine Compton-Lilly

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    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; Not Available

    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; Not Available

    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...

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lensesby Crag Hill

    Taylor and Francis 2016; Not Available

    Building off the argument that comics succeed as literature?rich, complex narratives filled with compelling characters interrogating the thought-provoking issues of our time?this book argues that comics are an expressive medium whose moves (structural and aesthetic) may be shared by literature, the visual arts, and film, but beyond this are a unique... more...

  • Linguistically Diverse Immigrant and Resident Writersby Christina Ortmeier-Hooper; Todd Ruecker

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Spotlighting the challenges and realities faced by linguistically diverse immigrant and resident students in U.S. secondary schools and in their transitions from high school to community colleges and universities, this book looks at programs, interventions, and other factors that help or hinder them as they make this move. Chapters from teachers and... more...

  • Language and Power in Post-Colonial Schoolingby Carolyn McKinney

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Critiquing the positioning of children from non-dominant groups as linguistically deficient, this book aims to bridge the gap between theorizing of language in critical sociolinguistics and approaches to language in education. Carolyn McKinney uses the lens of linguistic ideologies?teachers? and students? beliefs about language?to shed light on the... more...

  • Teaching Global Literature in Elementary Classroomsby Kelly K. Wissman; Maggie Naughter Burns; Krista Jiampetti; Heather O'Leary; Simeen Tabatabai

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 49.95

    Demonstrating the power of teaching global literature from a critical literacy perspective, this book explores the ways that K-6 educators can infuse diverse texts into their classrooms and find support for their endeavours in teacher inquiry communities. Through carefully analyzed, ethnographically informed portraits of classroom life alternating... more...

  • Literaciesby Mary Kalantzis; Bill Cope; Eveline Chan; Leanne Dalley-Trim

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 72.00 US$ 59.04

    This book provides an introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment. more...

  • Narrative Skills of Dual Language Learnersby Ulla Licandro

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2016; US$ 59.99

    The current work follows the premise that fictional oral narratives represent socio-emotionally and academically relevant communicative practices. Two studies are presented, aiming to (1) analyze the narrative skills of preschool-age Turkish-German dual language learners (DLLs) and (2) explore a peer-assisted approach to supporting DLLs? narrative... more...