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  1. Student Writing

    Access, Regulation, Desire

    By Theresa M. Lillis

    Series: Literacies

    Student Writing presents an accessible and thought-provoking study of academic writing practices. Informed by 'composition' research from the US and 'academic literacies studies' from the UK, the book challenges current official discourse on writing as a 'skill'. Lillis argues for an approach which...

    Published April 26th 2001 by Routledge

  2. Reading Contemporary Picturebooks

    Picturing Text

    By David Lewis

    Reading Contemporary Picturebooks takes a look at one of the most vibrant branches of children's literature - the modern picturebook. This exciting new book takes a sample of contemporary picturebooks and closely examines the features that make them distinctive and then suggests a way of...

    Published April 12th 2001 by Routledge

  3. Teacher Education and the Cultural Imagination

    Autobiography, Conversation, and Narrative

    By Susan Florio-Ruane, Julie deTar

    Making culture a more central concept in the texts and contexts of teacher education is the focus of this book. It is a rich account of the author's investigation of teacher book club discussions of ethnic literature, specifically ethnic autobiography--as a genre from which teachers might learn...

    Published April 1st 2001 by Routledge

  4. Literacy and Motivation

    Reading Engagement in individuals and Groups

    Edited by Ludo Verhoeven, Catherine E. Snow

    The central question in this volume is how to create a society of "engaged readers" in today's world, where reading is increasingly overruled by other media, such as television and personal computers. Engaged readers, as the term is used in this book, means readers who are socially interactive,...

    Published March 1st 2001 by Routledge

  5. The Lea Guide To Composition

    By James D. Williams

    The LEA Guide to Composition is firmly based on research into how people learn to write and draws on the most significant strategies and techniques in composition studies. But this text is not just about the act of writing. It is about using writing as a vehicle for learning--about the world, about...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge

  6. Community Writing

    Researching Social Issues Through Composition

    By Paul S. Collins

    Series: Language, Culture, and Teaching Series

    Community Writing: Researching Social Issues Through Composition employs a series of assignments that guide students to research and write about issues confronting their individual communities. Students start by identifying a community to which they belong and focusing on problems in it, and then...

    Published February 1st 2001 by Routledge

  7. Literacy and Development

    Ethnographic Perspectives

    By Brian V. Street

    Series: Literacies

    Literacy and Development is a collection of case studies of literacy projects around the world.The contributors present their in-depth studies of everyday uses and meanings of literacy and of the literacy programmes that have been developed to enhance them. Arguing that ethnographic research can...

    Published January 18th 2001 by Routledge

  8. Handbook of Instructional Practices for Literacy Teacher-educators

    Examples and Reflections From the Teaching Lives of Literacy Scholars

    Edited by Joyce E. Many

    This volume offers a unique glimpse into the teaching approaches and thinking of a wide range of well-known literacy researchers, and the lessons they have learned from their own teaching lives. The contributors teach in a variety of universities, programs, and settings. Each shares an approach he...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  9. Teacher Inquiries in Literacy Teaching-Learning

    Learning To Collaborate in Elementary Urban Classrooms

    Edited by Christine C. Pappas, Liliana Barro Zecker, Liliana Zecker

    This book consists of the reports of 13 urban elementary teacher researchers' year-long inquiries around literacy topics--conducted as part of a collaborative school-university action research project. The focus is on how they attempted to transform their teaching practices to meet the needs of...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  10. Transforming Literacy Curriculum Genres

    Working With Teacher Researchers in Urban Classrooms

    Edited by Christine C. Pappas, Liliana Zecker, Liliana Zecker

    In this volume, university researchers and urban elementary teacher-researchers coauthor chapters on the teachers' year-long inquiries, on a range of literacy topics that they conducted as part of a collaborative school-university action research project. Central to this project was the...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge