Reading, Writing, and Talking Gender in Literacy Learning

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Paperback: 9780872073005
pub: 2002-08-01
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About the Book

Until now, there has been no systematic analysis or review of the research on gender and literacy. With all the media attention and research surveys surrounding gender bias and the inequities that continue to flourish in education, a synthesis of the research studies was needed to raise awareness of gender issues in learning and literacy, to provide successful interventions and recommendations to educators, and to point out the direction for future inquiries by examining the unanswered questions of the existing research. For the convenience of readers, the studies are organized by genre: gender and discussion, reading, writing, electronic text, and literacy autobiography.

Published by International Reading Association

Table of Contents

Contents: Our Stories, Our Intentions, and Our Methods: An Introduction. Studies on Gender and Discussion. Studies on Gender and Reading. Studies on Gender and Writing. Studies on Gender and Electronic Text. Studies on Gender and Literacy Autobiography. Cross-Genre Summary, Recommendations, and Reflections. Appendices: Bibliography of Studies on Gender and Discussion. Bibliography of Studies on Gender and Reading. Bibliography of Studies on Gender and Writing. Bibliography of Studies on Gender and Electronic Text. Bibliography of Studies on Gender and Literacy Autobiography. Coding Form.

About the Series

IRA's Literacy Studies Series

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDU029020
EDUCATION / Teaching Methods & Materials / Reading & Phonics