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Literacy. Illiteracy

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  • Scaffolding Literacyby Beverley Axford; Pam Harders; Fay Wise

    Australian Council for Educational Research 2009; US$ 39.95

    Scaffolding Literacy describes an alternative approach to literacy teaching in primary schools based on the principles of explicitly teaching how authors use words to convey meaning. The book provides a detailed description of the scaffolding literacy teaching sequence and related strategies developed at the University of Canberra over two decades.... more...

  • Funktionaler Analphabetismus - Forschungsperspektiven und Diskurslinienby Steffen Kleint

    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...

  • Digitale Lernwelt - SERIOUS GAMESby Maren Metz; Fabienne Theis

    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...

  • Lesen und Schreiben eröffnen eine neue Welt!by Antje Pabst; Christine Zeuner

    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...

  • Literacy and Literaciesby James Collins; Richard Blot

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 40.00

    Literacy and Literacies is an engaging account of literacy and its relation to power. more...

  • Closing the Gap Between Research and Practiceby Marion de Lemos

    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...

  • Literacy for the New Millennium [Four Volumes]by Barbara J. Guzzetti

    Greenwood Publishing Group 2007; US$ 300.00

    This four volume set provides authoritative voices commenting on the most important areas of literacy across the lifespan. more...

  • Changing Literacies for Changing Timesby James V. Hoffman; Yetta M. Goodman

    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...

  • Efficient Learning for the Poorby Helen Abadzi

    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...

  • Teaching Adult Literacyby Institute of Education

    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...