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  • Early Career English Teachers in Action

    Learning from Experience, Developing Expertise, 1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Rozema, Lindsay Ellis

    The first few years of teaching are critical to the professional development of effective English teachers. In these crucial years, new teachers establish their identities, learn the ins and outs of the curriculum, acclimate to unfamiliar communities, and cope with student behaviors that they never…

    Paperback – 2014-09-12

  • 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

    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

  • Challenges for Language Education and Policy

    Making Space for People, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bernard Spolsky, Ofra Inbar-Lourie, Michal Tannenbaum

    Addressing a wide range of issues in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics, and multilingualism,  this volume focuses on language users, the ‘people.’ Making creative connections between existing scholarship in language policy and contemporary theory and research in other social sciences,…

    Paperback – 2014-07-14

  • 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

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