English & Literacy/Language Arts Products

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-02-20

  • Linking Families, Learning, and Schooling

    Parent–Researcher Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bobbie Kabuto, Prisca Martens

    Parents who are also educational researchers have access to a domain that is highly complex and not always available to other scholars.  In this book, parent-researchers provide theoretical and practical insights into children’s learning in the home and at school.  Readers are given a…

    Hardback – 2014-02-11

  • Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education

    International perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    The integration of popular culture into education is a pervasive theme at all educational levels and in all subject areas. Popular Culture, Pedagogy and Teacher Education explores how ‘popular culture’ and ‘education’ come together and interact in research and practice from an interdisciplinary…

    Hardback – 2014-01-20
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Raising Literacy Achievement in High-Poverty Schools

    An Evidence-Based Approach, 1st Edition

    By Eithne Kennedy

    This book shares lessons gleaned from a two-year intervention in a high-poverty school, which was highly successful in significantly narrowing the literacy achievement gap and in raising children’s motivation and engagement in literacy both inside and outside school. Kennedy argues that there is…

    Hardback – 2014-01-13
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Affirming Language Diversity in Schools and Society

    Beyond Linguistic Apartheid, 1st Edition

    Edited by Pierre Orelus

    Language is perhaps the most common issue that surfaces in debates over school reform, and plays a vital role in virtually everything we are involved. This edited volume explores linguistic apartheid, or the disappearance of certain languages through cultural genocide by dominant European…

    Hardback – 2014-01-13
    Routledge Research in Education

  • Making Sense of Learners Making Sense of Written Language

    The Selected Works of Kenneth S. Goodman and Yetta M. Goodman, 1st Edition

    By Kenneth S. Goodman, Yetta M. Goodman

    Ken and Yetta Goodman’s professional work has been a lifelong collaboration, informed by shared philosophical strands. An overarching goal has been to provide access for all children to literacy and learning and to inform and improve teaching and learning. Each also is recognized for specific areas…

    Hardback – 2013-12-04
    World Library of Educationalists

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2013-09-27
    Routledge Research in Education

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-11-21

  • Learner-Centered English Language Education

    The Selected Works of David Nunan, 1st Edition

    By David Nunan

    This carefully crafted collection provides a snapshot of the evolution of David Nunan‘s theoretical and empirical contributions to the field of second language education over the last 40 years. The volume focuses on the development of his work on second language curricula, and in particular, the…

    Hardback – 2012-10-19
    World Library of Educationalists

  • Multimodal Pedagogies in Diverse Classrooms

    Representation, Rights and Resources, 1st Edition

    By Pippa Stein

    Multimodal Pedagogies in Diverse Classrooms examines how the classroom can become a democratic space founded on the integration of different histories, modes of representation, feelings, languages and discourses, and is essential reading for anyone interested in the connection between multimodality…

    Hardback – 2007-11-08

  • Popular Culture and Representations of Literacy

    1st Edition

    By Bronwyn Williams, Amy Zenger

    Movies are filled with scenes of people of all ages, sexes, races, and social classes reading and writing in widely varied contexts and purposes. Yet these scenes go largely unnoticed, despite the fact that these images recreate and reinforce pervasive concepts and perceptions of literacy. This…

    Hardback – 2007-04-16
    Routledge Research in Literacy

  • Toward Defining and Improving Quality in Adult Basic Education

    Issues and Challenges, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alisa Belzer

    This volume revisits, problematizes, and expands the meaning of quality in the context of adult basic education. Covering a wide range of relevant topics, it includes contributors from the realms of both policy and practice and encompasses both the major instructional areas-reading, writing, and…

    Hardback – 2007-01-22
    Rutgers Invitational Symposium on Education Series

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