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  1. Improving Literacy by Teaching Morphemes

    By Terezinha Nunes, Peter Bryant

    Series: Improving Learning

    With reports from several studies showing the benefits of teaching young children about morphemes, this book is essential reading for anyone concerned with helping children to read and write. By breaking words down into chunks of meaning that can be analyzed as complete units rather...

    Published July 19th 2006 by Routledge

  2. Age of Acquisition Effects in Word and Object Processing

    A Special Issue of Visual Cognition

    Edited by Chris Barry, Robert A. Johnston

    Series: Special Issues of Visual Cognition

    Models of word and object processing have been informed by experimental data relating to the effects of important marker variables, particularly word frequency. In recent times, however, the role of word frequency has come to be questioned due to the demonstration of the impact of a correlated...

    Published June 21st 2006 by Psychology Press

  3. CALL Dimensions

    Options and Issues in Computer-Assisted Language Learning

    By Mike Levy, Glenn Stockwell

    Series: ESL & Applied Linguistics Professional Series

    This volume gives language teachers, software designers, and researchers who wish to use technology in second or foreign language education the information they need to absorb what has been achieved so far and to make sense of it. It is designed to enable the kind of critical reading of a...

    Published May 30th 2006 by Routledge

  4. Language Misconceived

    Arguing for Applied Cognitive Sociolinguistics

    By Karol Janicki

    Linguistics is important. An understanding of linguistic principles is as essential to the layperson as it is to the language scholar. Using concrete examples from politics, law, and education, this book shows how people misconceive language every day and what the consequences of misconceptions can...

    Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge

  5. In Search of Pedagogy Volume II

    The Selected Works of Jerome Bruner, 1979-2006

    By Jerome S. Bruner

    Series: World Library of Educationalists

    Jerome Bruner is one of the best-known and most influential psychologists of the twentieth century. His theories about cognitive development dominate psychology around the world today, but it is in the field of education where his influence has been especially felt. In this two volume...

    Published March 29th 2006 by Routledge

  6. The Neurobiology of Learning

    Perspectives From Second Language Acquisition

    By John H. Schumann, Sheila E. Crowell, Nancy E. Jones, Namhee Lee, Sara Ann Schuchert

    This book constitutes a timely contribution to the existing literature by presenting a relatively comprehensive, neurobiological account of certain aspects of second language acquisition. It represents the collaborative efforts of members of the Neurobiology of Language Research Group in the...

    Published March 21st 2006 by Routledge

  7. Ourselves

    Why We Are Who We Are

    By Frank Smith

    This book delves into how we come to terms with ourselves, with other people, and with the world in general. It is about how we come to be what we are, and to think the way we do. It is a book about influences on this process. A particular influence to which Smith gives central consideration is...

    Published March 13th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Cognitive Linguistics

    An Introduction

    By Vyvyan Evans, Melanie Green

    A general introduction to the area of theoretical linguistics known as cognitive linguistics, this textbook provides up-to-date coverage of all areas of the field, including recent developments within cognitive semantics (such as Primary Metaphor Theory, Conceptual Blending Theory, and Principled...

    Published March 2nd 2006 by Routledge

  9. Introducing Cognitive Development

    By Laura Taylor

    Series: Psychology Focus

    Interest in cognitive development has been resurgent in recent years as a result of continuing improvements in technology and the new methods of research these enable. Introducing Cognitive Development brings a new focus and clarity to this theoretically complex area. Using numerous illustrations...

    Published October 5th 2005 by Psychology Press

  10. Malik Goes to School

    Examining the Language Skills of African American Students From Preschool-5th Grade

    By Holly K. Craig, Julie A. Washington

    Malik Goes to School: Examining the Language Skills of African American Students From Preschool-5th Grade synthesizes a decade of research by the authors, Holly Craig and Julie Washington, on the oral language and literacy skills of African American children from preschool to fifth grade. Their...

    Published September 20th 2005 by Psychology Press