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  1. Content-Based College ESL Instruction

    By Loretta F. Kasper, Marcia Babbitt, Rebecca William Mlynarczyk, Donna M. Brinton, Judith W. Rosenthal

    This book is carefully designed to inform and train readers in the techniques of content-based ESL instruction and to assist them in developing and implementing content-based materials and programs appropriate to their educational institutions and situations. Every chapter presents a balance of...

    Published August 31st 1999 by Routledge

  2. How Motivation Fits Into A Science of Reading

    A Special Issue of scientific Studies of Reading

    Edited by John T. Guthrie, Allan Wigfield

    Bringing motivation to the scientific study of reading, this special issue presents two studies of children's goal orientations for reading and writing, and two studies of the contributions of reading motivation to children's and adolescent's amount of reading and comprehension of text. It also...

    Published June 30th 1999 by Routledge

  3. Early Spelling

    From Convention to Creativity

    By Gunther Kress

    In his latest book, Gunther Kress explores how children learn to spell in the context of current concerns about early literacy. Using numerous examples of children's writing and drawing, Kress looks at children as 'makers of meaning' and explores their earliest ventures into writing.Kress covers...

    Published June 22nd 1999 by Routledge

  4. Reading-Writing Connections

    From Theory to Practice, 2nd Edition

    By Mary F. Heller

    Reading-Writing Connections: From Theory to Practice is an extraordinary language arts methods text that enables elementary and middle school teachers to create classroom environments where all students can become lifelong readers and writers. Focusing on developmentally appropriate methods and...

    Published March 31st 1999 by Routledge

  5. Teaching Academic Literacy

    The Uses of Teacher-research in Developing A Writing Program

    Edited by Katherine L. Weese, Stephen L. Fox, Stuart Greene

    Teaching Academic Literacy provides a unique outlook on a first-year writing program's evolution by bringing together a group of related essays that analyze, from various angles, how theoretical concepts about writing actually operate in real students' writing. Based on the beginning writing...

    Published January 31st 1999 by Routledge

  6. 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 January 31st 1999 by Psychology Press

  7. Living Rhetoric and Composition

    Stories of the Discipline

    Edited by Duane H. Roen, Stuart C. Brown, Theresa Jarnagi Enos

    This collection--of the stories of scholars who have found a lifelong commitment to the teaching of writing--includes the professional histories of 19 rhetoricians and compositionists who explain how they came to fall in love with the written word and with teaching. Their stories are filled with...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge

  8. Language Policy in Schools

    A Resource for Teachers and Administrators

    By David Corson

    Language Policy in Schools provides school administrators and teachers a practical approach for designing a language policy for their school and for dealing with the language issues that confront schools, particularly those operating in settings of linguistic and cultural diversity. It can be used...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Routledge

  9. The Construction of Mental Representations During Reading

    Edited by Herre van Oostendorp, Susan R. Goldman

    This volume presents in-depth investigations of the processes of meaning-making during reading at both local (discourse) and global (general knowledge) levels. It considerably extends our knowledge of how mental representations are constructed and updated during reading. The book also provides...

    Published October 31st 1998 by Psychology Press

  10. Reforming Reading, Writing, and Mathematics

    Teachers' Responses and the Prospects for Systemic Reform

    By S.G. Grant

    In this book S.G. Grant reports his study of how four Michigan elementary school teachers manage a range of reforms (such as new tests, textbooks, and curriculum frameworks) in three different school subjects (reading, writing, and mathematics). Two significant findings emerge from his comparison...

    Published September 30th 1998 by Routledge