Education: English & Literacy/Language Arts

  • Reading and Spelling: Development and Disorders book cover

    Reading and Spelling

    Development and Disorders, 1st Edition

    Edited by Charles Hulme, R. Malatesha Joshi

    This volume includes chapters by a number of leading researchers in the area of reading and spelling development. They review what is currently known about both normal and impaired development of decoding, comprehension, and spelling skills. They also consider recent work on the remediation of…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa To America book cover

    Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children

    A Journey From Africa To America, 1st Edition

    By Tempii B. Champion

    Understanding Storytelling Among African American Children: A Journey From Africa to America reports research on narrative production among African American children for the purpose of extending previous inquiry and discussion of narrative structure. Some researchers have focused on the influence…

    Paperback – 2016-02-29

  • Reading Chinese Script: A Cognitive Analysis book cover

    Reading Chinese Script

    A Cognitive Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jian Wang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Ralph Radach, Albrecht Inhoff

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic…

    Paperback – 2016-01-29
    Psychology Press

  • The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature: Coming of Age book cover

    The Critical Merits of Young Adult Literature

    Coming of Age, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    This examination of the literary effectiveness of young adult literature from a critical, research-oriented perspective answers two key questions asked by many teachers and scholars in the field: Does young adult literature stand up on its own as literature? Is it worthy of close study? The…

    Paperback – 2015-12-18

  • Becoming Biliterate: A Study of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Education book cover

    Becoming Biliterate

    A Study of Two-Way Bilingual Immersion Education, 1st Edition

    By Bertha Perez

    This book describes the development process and dynamics of change in the course of implementing a two-way bilingual immersion education program in two school communities. The focus is on the language and literacy learning of elementary-school students and on how it is influenced by parents,…

    Paperback – 2015-11-24

  • Figurative Language and Cognitive Science: A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity book cover

    Figurative Language and Cognitive Science

    A Special Issue of metaphor and Symbolic Activity, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard P. Honeck

    The articles in this special issue focus on experimental psychological, neuropsychological, and computer-based approaches to figurative language, suggesting the enormous impact of cognitive science on our understanding of figurative language. Where, exactly, does figurative language fit in the…

    Paperback – 2015-08-25
    Psychology Press

  • Modularity and the Motor theory of Speech Perception: Proceedings of A Conference To Honor Alvin M. Liberman book cover

    Modularity and the Motor theory of Speech Perception

    Proceedings of A Conference To Honor Alvin M. Liberman, 1st Edition

    Edited by Michael Studdert-Kennedy, Ignatius G. Mattingly

    A compilation of the proceedings of a conference held to honor Alvin M. Liberman for his outstanding contributions to research in speech perception, this volume deals with two closely related and controversial proposals for which Liberman and his colleagues at Haskins Laboratories have argued…

    Paperback – 2015-07-31
    Psychology Press

  • Foreign Language Learning: Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention book cover

    Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to…

    Paperback – 2014-12-22
    Psychology Press

  • Adolescent Literacies and the Gendered Self: (Re)constructing Identities through Multimodal Literacy Practices book cover

    Adolescent Literacies and the Gendered Self

    (Re)constructing Identities through Multimodal Literacy Practices, 1st Edition

    Edited by Barbara J. Guzzetti, Thomas Bean

    Today’s youth live in the interface of the local and the global. Research is documenting how a world youth culture is developing, how global migration is impacting youth, how global capitalism is changing their economic and vocational futures, and how computer-mediated communication with the world…

    Paperback – 2014-09-11

  • Language Acquisition By Eye book cover

    Language Acquisition By Eye

    1st Edition

    Edited by Charlene Chamberlain, Jill P. Morford, Rachel I. Mayberry

    This book focuses on the early acquisition of signed languages and the later development of reading by children who use signed languages. It represents the first collection of research papers focused solely on the acquisition of various signed languages by very young children--all of whom are…

    Paperback – 2014-08-12
    Psychology Press

  • Fluency in Reading: Synchronization of Processes book cover

    Fluency in Reading

    Synchronization of Processes, 1st Edition

    By Zvia Breznitz

    This is the first book to examine in-depth the crucial role of the speed of information processing in the brain in determining reading fluency in both normal and dyslexic readers.Part I explains fluency in reading from both traditional and modern perspectives. Fluency has historically been viewed…

    Paperback – 2013-07-09

  • Summer Learning: Research, Policies, and Programs book cover

    Summer Learning

    Research, Policies, and Programs, 1st Edition

    Edited by Geoffrey D. Borman, Matthew Boulay

    This book brings together up-to-date, research-based evidence concerning summer learning and provides descriptions and analyses of a range of summer school programs. The chapters present theory and data that explain both the phenomenon of summer learning loss and the potential for effective summer…

    Paperback – 2012-10-29

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