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- Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95
With young children gaining access to a dizzying array of games, videos and other digital media, will they ever learn to read? The answer is yes – if we ensure that the media at children’s fingertips is harnessed to promote the skills and knowledge that enable reading, instead of undermining them. Tap, Click, Read helps educators... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2009; US$ 0.00
Dieser Studientext beschreibt den nationalen und internationalen Stand der Forschung zum Phänomen des funktionalen Analphabetismus. Der Autor grenzt Begrifflichkeiten voneinander ab, veranschaulicht Argumentationsstränge und schafft damit eine fundierte Basis zur Entwicklung neuer Perspektiven und Ansätze für die weitere empirische und theoretische... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2011; US$ 27.92
Der Einsatz von Serious Games gewinnt im Kontext der beruflichen Weiterbildung zunehmend an Bedeutung. In der Praxis ist die Anwendung von digitalen Lernspielen bisher eher selten, dennoch ist eine steigende Tendenz zu erkennen. Dieser Sammelband trägt dazu bei, Serious Games als wichtige und nachhaltige Methode in der beruflichen Weiterbildung zu... more...
- W. Bertelsmann Verlag 2011; US$ 27.92
For the first time an ethnographic study regarding literacy as social practice has been carried out in Germany based on a Hamburg district. With the collation of written language of public locations with the help of photo documentations, spontaneous interviews and intensive interviews regarding the use and the importance of written language it became... more...
- Australian Council for Educational Research 2002; US$ 14.95
For some decades, world-wide, there have been national initiatives to improve literacy rates and standards. During the same period, concentrated research studies have been undertaken to find out how best to achieve the desired improvements. Two main thrusts in teaching and learning how to read and write have emerged, often in controversy. One... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 49.95
Offering the wisdom that only experience and expertise in the field can bring, this book takes a critical look into the present and the future of literacy as envisioned by leading reading researchers. The lead author of each chapter, and in some cases more than one, of the authors, is a distinguished reading researcher elected by their peers into... more...
- World Bank Publications 2006; US$ 24.99
Large-scale efforts have been made since the 1990s to ensure that all children of the world go to school. But mere enrollment is not sufficient, students must become fluent in reading and calculation by the end of grade 2. Fluency is needed to process large amounts of text quickly and use the information for decisions that may ultimately reduce poverty.... more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2010; US$ 46.00
In this book, the authors offer friendly guidance on how to work with adult learners to develop their literacy skills and practices. They challenge the negative view of adult literacy learners as social 'problems', often described in terms of their deficits. They promote an alternative view of people who have rich resources and skills in many... more...