Education: English & Literacy/Language Arts

  • Community Fieldwork in Teacher Education: Theory and Practice book cover

    Community Fieldwork in Teacher Education

    Theory and Practice, 1st Edition

    By Heidi L Hallman, Melanie Burdick

    In teacher education, field work in community-based spaces (including foster homes and programs for homeless youth) is frequently contrasted with "traditional" field experiences in classroom settings, where beginning teachers are immediately introduced to teacher-centered models of instruction.…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Performing Kamishibai: An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience book cover

    Performing Kamishibai

    An Emerging New Literacy for a Global Audience, 1st Edition

    By Tara McGowan

    Kamishibai (paper-theater), a Japanese picture-storytelling medium, is gaining global interest as we move from a text-based culture to one that emphasizes multiple semiotic systems and performance. This is the first volume to explore the potential of kamishibai as a dynamic "new" interactive medium…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Verbal Protocols in Literacy Research: Nature of Global Reading Development book cover

    Verbal Protocols in Literacy Research

    Nature of Global Reading Development, 1st Edition

    By Susan E. Israel

    This volume offers an updated analysis of the methodology of reading and reading research since 1995, when the landmark book Verbal Protocols of Reading: The Nature of Constructively Responsive Reading by Michael Pressley and Peter Afflerbach was published. It offers a thorough cross-analysis of…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Educational Psychology

  • Arts Education and Literacies book cover

    Arts Education and Literacies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Amy Petersen Jensen, Roni Jo Draper

    In a struggling global economy, education is focused on core subjects such as language arts and mathematics, and the development of technological and career-readiness skills. Arts education has not been a central focus of education reform movements in the United States, and none of the current…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Observing Teacher Identities through Video Analysis: Practice and Implications book cover

    Observing Teacher Identities through Video Analysis

    Practice and Implications, 1st Edition

    By Amy Vetter, Melissa Schieble

    Teaching is often seen as an identity process, with teachers constructing and enacting their identities through daily interactions with students, parents and colleagues. This volume explores how conducting video analysis helps teachers gain valuable perspectives on their own identities and improve…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • The Discourse of Reading Groups: Integrating Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives book cover

    The Discourse of Reading Groups

    Integrating Cognitive and Sociocultural Perspectives, 1st Edition

    By David Peplow, Joan Swann, Paola Trimarco, Sara Whiteley

    Of interest in their own terms as a significant cultural practice, reading groups also provide a window on the everyday interpretation of literary texts. While reading is often considered a solitary process, reading groups constitute a form of social reading, where interpretations are produced and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Literacy in Practice: Writing in Private, Public, and Working Lives book cover

    Literacy in Practice

    Writing in Private, Public, and Working Lives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Patrick Thomas, Pamela Takayoshi

    The rise of New Literacy Studies and the shift from studying reading and writing as a technical process to examining situated literacies—what people do with literacy in particular social situations—has focused attention toward understanding the connections between reading and writing practices and…

    Paperback – 2017-05-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Language, Literacy and Diversity: Moving Words book cover

    Language, Literacy and Diversity

    Moving Words, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Stroud, Mastin Prinsloo

    Language, Literacy and Diversity brings together researchers who are leading the innovative and important re-theorization of language and literacy in relation to social mobility, multilingualism and globalization. The volume examines local and global flows of people, language and literacy in…

    Paperback – 2017-04-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Critical Studies in Multilingualism

  • Reading Research Into the Year 2000 book cover

    Reading Research Into the Year 2000

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anne P. Sweet, Judith I. Anderson

    Through the years, research on reading has made enormous contributions to helping us understand how students learn to read and how teachers can best instruct them. Research continues to add to our fundamental knowledge of reading in significant ways, thus adding more pieces to the puzzle -- for…

    Paperback – 2017-01-27
    Routledge

  • Chinese Students’ Writing in English: Implications from a corpus-driven study book cover

    Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study, 1st Edition

    By Maria Leedham

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in…

    Paperback – 2016-12-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • The Social Construction of Meaning: Reading literature in urban English classrooms book cover

    The Social Construction of Meaning

    Reading literature in urban English classrooms, 1st Edition

    By John Yandell

    This book takes a fresh look at secondary urban English classrooms and at what happens when students and their teachers explore literature collaboratively. By closely examining what happens in English lessons, minute by minute, it reveals how literary texts function not as a valorised heritage to…

    Paperback – 2016-11-30
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • New Literacies around the Globe: Policy and Pedagogy book cover

    New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

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