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  1. Chinese Students’ Writing in English

    Implications from a corpus-driven study

    By Maria Leedham

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    Chinese students are the largest international student group in UK universities today, yet little is known about their undergraduate writing and the challenges they face. Drawing on the British Academic Written English corpus - a large corpus of proficient undergraduate student writing collected in...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Creating Critical Classrooms

    Reading and Writing with an Edge, 2nd Edition

    By Mitzi Lewison, Christine Leland, Jerome C. Harste

    This popular text articulates a powerful theory of critical literacy—in all its complexity. Critical literacy practices encourage students to use language to question the everyday world, interrogate the relationship between language and power, analyze popular culture and media, understand how power...

    Published August 27th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Understanding and Teaching Reading Comprehension

    A handbook

    By Jane Oakhill, Kate Cain, Carsten Elbro

    The ultimate aim of reading is not the process but to understand what we read and comprehension can take place at many different levels. There has been an increasing emphasis on the importance of reading comprehension in recent years but despite this there is very little written on this vital topic...

    Published August 20th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Reading Chinese Script

    A Cognitive Analysis

    Edited by Jian Wang, Hsuan-Chih Chen, Ralph Radach, Albrecht Inhoff

    This volume uses unique properties of Chinese script to focus on morphological analyses during the character and word recognition process, though some of the reported work also pertains to the use of phonological information. In addition, this volume contains work on syntactic and pragmatic...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  5. Foreign Language Learning

    Psycholinguistic Studies on Training and Retention

    Edited by Alice F. Healy, Lyle E. Bourne, Jr.

    Based on a research project funded by the Army Research Institute, Foreign Language Learning reports original empirical and theoretical research on foreign language acquisition and makes recommendations about applications to foreign language instruction. The ultimate goal of this project was to...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Psychology Press

  6. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies

    Genre-based Pedagogy for K-5 Classrooms

    By María Estela Brisk

    The Common Core State Standards require schools to include writing in a variety of genres across the disciplines. Engaging Students in Academic Literacies provides specific information to plan and carry out genre-based writing instruction in English for K-5 students within various content areas....

    Published August 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Language Acquisition By Eye

    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...

    Published August 12th 2014 by Psychology Press

  8. Developing Writing Teachers

    Practical Ways for Teacher-Writers to Transform their Classroom Practice

    By Terry Locke

    The premise of Developing Writing Teachers is this: When teachers of writing identify as writers, it adds a special dimension to their writing pedagogy. Practical and accessible while drawing on a range of relevant research and theory, this text is distinguished by its dual focus—on teachers as...

    Published August 1st 2014 by Routledge

  9. New Literacies around the Globe

    Policy and Pedagogy

    Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies, Guy Merchant, Jennifer Rowsell

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of...

    Published July 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Challenges for Language Education and Policy

    Making Space for People

    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,...

    Published July 14th 2014 by Routledge