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  • Time and Space in Literacy Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Catherine Compton-Lilly, Erica Halverson

    Literacy researchers interested in how specific sites of learning situate students and the ways they make sense of their worlds are asking new questions and thinking in new ways about how time and space operate as contextual dimensions in the learning lives of students, teachers, and families.…

    Paperback – 2014-05-08

  • Reading Poverty in America

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Shannon

    In this book Shannon’s major premise remains the same as his 1998 Reading Poverty: Poverty has everything to do with American public schooling–how it is theorized, how it is organized, and how it runs. Competing ideological representations of poverty underlie school assumptions about intelligence,…

    Paperback – 2014-03-17

  • Sociocultural Theory and the Pedagogical Imperative in L2 Education

    Vygotskian Praxis and the Research/Practice Divide, 1st Edition

    By James P. Lantolf, Matthew E. Poehner

    Explicating clearly and concisely the full implication of a praxis-oriented language pedagogy, this book argues for an approach to language teaching grounded in a significant scientific theory of human learning—a stance that rejects the consumer approach to theory and the dichotomy between theory…

    Paperback – 2014-02-21
    ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

  • Radical Equality in Education

    Starting Over in U.S. Schooling, 1st Edition

    By Joanne Larson

    Tinkering with the current educational system from within has not provided a just and equitable education for all children. In this book, acclaimed education theorist Joanne Larson poses basic questions about the nature and purpose of schooling. Proposing that what is needed is a new purpose that…

    Paperback – 2014-02-14

  • Handbook of Heritage, Community, and Native American Languages in the United States

    Research, Policy, and Educational Practice, 1st Edition

    Edited by Terrence G. Wiley, Joy Kreeft Peyton, Donna Christian, Sarah Catherine K. Moore, Na Liu

    Co-published by the Center for Applied Linguistics Timely and comprehensive, this state-of-the-art overview of major issues related to heritage, community, and Native American languages in the United States, based on the work of noted authorities, draws from a variety of perspectives—the speakers;…

    Paperback – 2014-01-06

  • Media Literacy Education in Action

    Theoretical and Pedagogical Perspectives, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belinha S. De Abreu, Paul Mihailidis

    Media Literacy Education in Action brings together the field’s leading scholars and advocates to present a snapshot of the theoretical and conceptual development of media literacy education—what has influenced it, current trends, and ideas about its future. Featuring a mix of perspectives, it…

    Paperback – 2013-12-05

  • Moving Critical Literacies Forward

    A New Look at Praxis Across Contexts, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jessica Pandya, JuliAnna Ávila

    Taking the pulse of current efforts to do—and, in some cases, undo—critical literacy, this volume explores and critiques its implementation in learning contexts around the globe. An impressive set of international authors offer examples of productive critical literacy practices in and out of…

    Paperback – 2013-11-19

  • Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research

    1st Edition

    By Gary Barkhuizen, Phil Benson, Alice Chik

    Narrative Inquiry in Language Teaching and Learning Research provides an entry-level introduction to research methods using stories, as data or as a means of presenting findings, that is grounded in published empirical research within the field of language teaching and learning. It discusses basic…

    Paperback – 2013-11-14
    Second Language Acquisition Research Series

  • Reclaiming Writing

    Composing Spaces for Identities, Relationships, and Actions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard J. Meyer, Kathryn F. Whitmore

    With passion, clarity, and rich examples, Reclaiming Writing is dedicated to reawakening the journeys that writers take as they make sense of, think about, and speak back to their worlds in this era of high-stakes testing and mandated curricula. Classrooms and out-of-school settings are described…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29

  • Whose Knowledge Counts in Government Literacy Policies?

    Why Expertise Matters, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth S. Goodman, Robert C. Calfee, Yetta M. Goodman

    Accountability, in the form of standardized test scores, is built into many government literacy policies, with severe consequences for schools and districts that fail to meet ever-increasing performance levels. The key question this book addresses is whose knowledge is considered in framing…

    Paperback – 2013-10-01

  • New Methods of Literacy Research

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peggy Albers, Teri Holbrook, Amy Flint

    Literacy researchers at all stages of their careers are designing and developing innovative new methods for analyzing data in a range of spaces in and out of school. Directly connected with evolving themes in literacy research, theory, instruction, and practices—especially in the areas of digital…

    Paperback – 2013-09-25

  • International Perspectives on Teaching English in a Globalised World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Goodwyn, Louann Reid, Cal Durrant

    The renowned and highly experienced editors of this book bring together the leading voices in contemporary English education under the banner of the International Federation for the Teaching of English (IFTE). The collected chapters here represent the very best of international writing on the…

    Paperback – 2013-09-16
    National Association for the Teaching of English (NATE)

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