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  1. Writing at Work

    A Guide to Better Writing in Administration, Business and Management

    By Robert Barrass

    Many employers complain about the poor communication skills of many young people seeking employment; and many people in employment are handicapped by the poor quality of their written work. While bad spelling, ineffective punctuation and faults in grammar create barriers between the writer and the...

    Published July 25th 2002 by Routledge

  2. Beyond Stories

    Young Children's Nonfiction Composition

    By Susan Britsch

    This book pulls together the experiences of teachers and children in pre-school through Grade 3. It demonstrates that nonfiction composing is a highly creative process for young children. It provides suggestions for writing assignments, focused reading, and assessment. The theme that underlines...

    Published June 20th 2002 by Routledge

  3. Reading Development in Adults

    A Special Issue of scientific Studies of Reading

    Edited by Richard L. Venezky, John P. Sabatini

    This special issue is a snapshot of current research in this area, showing many of the issues encountered, the methods employed, and the limitations faced. All four studies involve experimental or quasi-experimental studies but all are based on participants recruited from adult literacy programs....

    Published June 1st 2002 by Routledge

  4. Making Progress in Writing

    By Eve Bearne

    Children's achievements in writing lag behind their achievements in reading, speaking and listening. National tests are beginning to expose this gap and inevitably, it is raising concerns. The issue is not without controversy but regardless of the politics of the situation, national progress in...

    Published May 16th 2002 by Routledge

  5. Why Reading Literature in School Still Matters

    Imagination, Interpretation, Insight

    By Dennis J. Sumara

    Why Reading Literature in School Still Matters: Imagination, Interpretation, Insight explains how a reader's involvement with literary texts can create conditions for developing deep insight into human experience, and how teachers can develop these interpretive possibilities in school contexts....

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  6. Writing and Learning in Cross-national Perspective

    Transitions From Secondary To Higher Education

    Edited by David Foster, David R. Russell

    Despite the increasingly global implications of conversations about writing and learning, U.S. composition studies has devoted little attention to cross-national perspectives on student writing and its roles in wider cultural contexts. Caught up in our own concerns about how U.S. students make the...

    Published May 1st 2002 by Routledge

  7. Literacies Across Media

    Playing the Text

    By Margaret Mackey

    The contemporary young reader learns from a very early age to read and interpret through a broad range of media. Literacies Across Media explores how a group of boys and girls, aged from ten to fourteen, make sense of narratives in a variety of formats, including print, electronic book, video, DVD,...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  8. Raising Standards in Literacy

    Edited by Greg Brooks, Ros Fisher, Maureen Lewis

    Series: Language and Literacy in Action

    Raising Standards in Literacy represents the best current thinking and research about literacy. The book is the outcome of a high-profile series of seminars on raising standards in literacy, and includes contributions from an impressive group of international researchers and policymakers. By...

    Published April 25th 2002 by Routledge

  9. Teaching Reading

    Effective Schools, Accomplished Teachers

    Edited by Barbara M. Taylor, P. David Pearson

    This unique book tells the story of a select group of schools and teachers who have managed to beat the odds in terms of improving elementary students reading achievement. Originating with the CIERA School Change Project directed by Barbara Taylor and David Pearson, it was subsequently expanded to...

    Published April 1st 2002 by Routledge

  10. Writing Games

    Multicultural Case Studies of Academic Literacy Practices in Higher Education

    By Christine Pears Casanave

    This book explores how writers from several different cultures learn to write in their academic settings, and how their writing practices interact with and contribute to their evolving identities as students and professionals in academic environments in higher education. Embedded in a theoretical...

    Published April 1st 2002 by Routledge