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  1. Building Communities of Engaged Readers

    Reading for pleasure

    By Teresa Cremin, Marilyn Mottram, Fiona M. Collins, Sacha Powell, Kimberly Safford

    Reading for pleasure urgently requires a higher profile to raise attainment and increase children’s engagement as self-motivated and socially interactive readers. Building Communities of Engaged Readers highlights the concept of ‘Reading Teachers’ who are not only knowledgeable about texts for...

    Published June 20th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Vernaculars in the Classroom

    Paradoxes, Pedagogy, Possibilities

    By Shondel Nero, Dohra Ahmad

    Series: Routledge Research in Education

    This book draws on applied linguistics and literary studies to offer concrete means of engaging with vernacular language and literature in secondary and college classrooms. The authors embrace a language-as-resource orientation, countering the popular narrative of vernaculars as problems in schools...

    Published June 10th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy

    Recognition, Resources, and Access

    Edited by Arlene Archer, Denise Newfield

    Series: Routledge Studies in Multimodality

    This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines...

    Published March 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Motivating Writers in Class

    Theory and Interventions

    Edited by Bruce Saddler

    Writing is a very complex process that is difficult to teach, learn, and research. Although many students struggle with writing, composing often presents major challenges for students with disabilities. One area of written expression that presents particular difficulties for students with...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners

    By Vicky Duckworth

    Series: Routledge Research in Lifelong Learning and Adult Education

    Learning Trajectories, Violence and Empowerment amongst Adult Basic Skills Learners offers deep insights into the lives of marginalised communities and the link between learning, literacy and violence, not previously carried out in-depth in a small scale study. It breaks the negative stereo-types...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Women, Literacy and Development

    Edited by Anna Robinson-Pant

    Series: Routledge Research in Literacy

    Women's literacy is often assumed to be the key to promoting better health, family planning and nutrition in the developing world. This has dominated much development research and has led to women's literacy being promoted by governments and aid agencies as the key to improving the lives of poor...

    Published August 12th 2004 by Routledge

  7. Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices

    By Christopher N. Candlin, Ken Hyland

    Series: Applied Linguistics and Language Study

    Writing: Texts, Processes and Practices offers an innovative and multidisciplinary approach to writing in a variety of academic and professional settings. The book is composed of a series of original research-based accounts by leading authorities from a range of disciplines. The papers are linked...

    Published March 18th 1999 by Routledge

  8. Social Literacies

    Critical Approaches to Literacy in Development, Ethnography and Education

    By Brian V. Street

    Series: Real Language Series

    Social Literacies develops new and critical approaches to the understanding of literacy in an international perspective. It represents part of the current trend towards a broader consideration of literacy as social practices, and as its title suggests, it focuses on the social nature of reading and...

    Published June 9th 1995 by Routledge

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