Education: English & Literacy/Language Arts

  • The Space and Practice of Reading: A Case Study of Reading and Social Class in Singapore book cover

    The Space and Practice of Reading

    A Case Study of Reading and Social Class in Singapore, 1st Edition

    By Chin Ee Loh

    Mirroring worldwide debates on social class, literacy rates, and social change, this study explores the intersection between reading and social class in Singapore, one of the top scorers on the Programme for International Assessment (PISA) tests, and questions the rhetoric of social change that…

    Hardback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Language, Race, and Power in Schools: A Critical Discourse Analysis book cover

    Language, Race, and Power in Schools

    A Critical Discourse Analysis, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre W. Orelus

    In this edited collection, authors from various academic, cultural, racial, linguistic, and personal backgrounds use critical discourse analysis as a conceptual framework and method to examine social inequities, identity issues, and linguistic discrimination faced by historically oppressed groups…

    Hardback – 2017-01-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Re-Designing Teacher Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students: A Critical-Ecological Approach book cover

    Re-Designing Teacher Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students

    A Critical-Ecological Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ana Christina da Silva Iddings

    Through a critical-ecological lens, this book examines how to prepare preservice teachers to be resourceful and responsive practitioners in addressing the intellectual needs of children often labeled as "culturally and linguistically diverse." It explores a comprehensive re-design of a teacher…

    Hardback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Teacher Education

  • Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources book cover

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sue Nichols, Collette Snowden

    Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources explores how languages and literacies are implicated in the complex relationship between place and mobility. It is a book that represents the next wave in literacy studies in which theories of mobility, networking and globalisation have…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
    Routledge

  • Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms: Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability book cover

    Genocide Literature in Middle and Secondary Classrooms

    Rhetoric, Witnessing, and Social Action in a Time of Standards and Accountability, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Donovan

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge

  • Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses: Critical Perspectives book cover

    Teaching Comics Through Multiple Lenses

    Critical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Crag Hill

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-08-29
    Routledge

  • Teaching EFL Learners Shadowing for Listening: Developing learners' bottom-up skills book cover

    Teaching EFL Learners Shadowing for Listening

    Developing learners' bottom-up skills, 1st Edition

    By Yo Hamada

    Shadowing, an active and highly cognitive technique for EFL listening skill development, in which learners track heard speech and vocalize it simultaneously, is gradually becoming recognized. However, there remain a lot of mysteries and misunderstandings about it. This book uncovers shadowing in…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Language Education

  • Dialogue in Places of Learning: Youth Amplified in South Africa book cover

    Dialogue in Places of Learning

    Youth Amplified in South Africa, 1st Edition

    By Adam Cooper

    Showing how youth from one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, learn differently in three educational contexts— in classrooms, in a community hip hop crew, on a youth radio show—this book illuminates how South African schools, like schools elsewhere, subtly…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in International and Comparative Education

  • New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching: Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures book cover

    New Perspectives on Intercultural Language Research and Teaching

    Exploring Learners’ Understandings of Texts from Other Cultures, 1st Edition

    By Melina Porto, Michael Byram

    Illustrated by an empirical study of English as a Foreign Language reading in Argentina, this book argues for a different approach to the theoretical rationales and methodological designs typically used to investigate cultural understanding in reading, in particular foreign language reading. It…

    Hardback – 2016-07-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas book cover

    Indigenous Language Revitalization in the Americas

    1st Edition

    Edited by Serafín M. Coronel-Molina, Teresa L. McCarty

    Focusing on the Americas – home to 40 to 50 million Indigenous people – this book explores the history and current state of Indigenous language revitalization across this vast region. Complementary chapters on the USA and Canada, and Latin America and the Caribbean, offer a panoramic view while…

    Hardback – 2016-05-09
    Routledge

  • Children's Literacy Practices and Preferences: Harry Potter and Beyond book cover

    Children's Literacy Practices and Preferences

    Harry Potter and Beyond, 1st Edition

    By Jane Sunderland, Steven Dempster, Joanne Thistlethwaite

    Over the past few decades there have been intense debates in education surrounding children’s literacy achievement and ways to promote reading, particularly that of boys. The Harry Potter book series has been received enthusiastically by very many children, boys and girls alike, but has also been…

    Hardback – 2016-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Literacy and Multimodality Across Global Sites book cover

    Literacy and Multimodality Across Global Sites

    1st Edition

    By Maureen Kendrick

    Over the past three decades, our conceptualizations of literacy and what it means to be literate have expanded to include recognition that there is a qualitative difference in how we communicate through modalities such as the visual, audio, spatial, and linguistic and that different modes are…

    Hardback – 2016-04-04
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Literacy

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