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Framing Languages And Literacies

Author : Margaret R. Hawkins
ISBN : 9781135093181
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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In this seminal volume leading language and literacy scholars clearly articulate and explicate major social perspectives and approaches in the fields of language and literacy studies. Each approach draws on distinct bodies of literature and traditions and uses distinct identifiers, labels, and constellations of concepts; each has been taken up across diverse global contexts and is used as rationale and guide for the design of research and of educational policies and practices. Authors discuss the genesis and historical trajectory of the approach with which they are associated; offer their unique perspectives, rationales, and engagements; and investigate implications for understanding language and literacy use in and out of schools. The premise of the book is that understanding concepts, perspectives, and approaches requires knowing the context in which they were created, the rationale or purpose in creating them, and how they have been taken up and applied in communities of practice. Accessible yet theoretically rich, this volume is indispensible for researchers, students, and professionals across the fields of language and literacy studies.

A Pedagogy Of Multiliteracies

Author : Bill Cope
ISBN : 9781137539724
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The concept of 'Multiliteracies' has gained increasing influence since it was coined by the New London Group in 1994. This collection edited by two of the original members of the group brings together a representative range of authors, each of whom has been involved in the application of the pedagogy of Multiliteracies.

Multimodal Perspectives Of Language Literacy And Learning In Early Childhood

Author : Marilyn J. Narey
ISBN : 9783319442976
Genre : Education
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Our image-rich, media-dominated culture prompts critical thinking about how we educate young children. In response, this volume provides a rich and provocative synthesis of theory, research, and practice that pushes beyond monomodal constructs of teaching and learning. It is a book about bringing “sense” to 21st century early childhood education, with “sense” as related to modalities (sight, hearing), and “sense” in terms of making meaning. It reveals how multimodal perspectives emphasize the creative, transformative process of learning by broadening the modes for understanding and by encouraging critical analysis, problem solving, and decision-making. The volume’s explicit focus on children’s visual texts (“art”) facilitates understanding of multimodal approaches to language, literacy, and learning. Authentic examples feature diverse contexts, including classrooms, homes, museums, and intergenerational spaces, and illustrate children’s “sense-making” of life experiences such as birth, identity, environmental phenomena, immigration, social justice, and homelessness. This timely book provokes readers to examine understandings of language, literacy, and learning through a multimodal lens; provides a starting point for constructing broader, multimodal views of what it might mean to “make meaning;” and underscores the production and interpretation of visual texts as meaning making processes that are especially critical to early childhood education in the 21st century.

Transformations In Language And Learning

Author : Mary Kalantzis
ISBN : 9781863350631
Genre : English language
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Investigates the changes in literacy standards in a rapidly growing and evolving global environment. Proposes that the way English is taught must change in order to incorporate cultural and linguistic diversity that has emerged as a result of multiculturalism and global economic integration. Also analyses the nature of new communications technologies and their potential impact on the way English literacy is taught. Simultaneously published in paperback and downloadable PDF format. Includes notes on contributors and references.

Intersecting Literacies

Author : Mary Kathleen Thompson
ISBN : WISC:89090286121
Genre : Literacy
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Social Diversity Within Multiliteracies

Author : Fenice B. Boyd
ISBN : 9781317693307
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Using a multiliteracies theoretical framework highlighting social diversity and multimodality as central in the process of meaning making, this book examines literacy teaching and learning as embedded in cultural, linguistic, racial, sexual, and gendered contexts and explores ways to foster learning and achievement for diverse students in various settings. Attending simultaneously to topics around two overarching and interrelated themes—languages and language variations, and cultures, ethnicities, and identities—the chapter authors examine the roles that multiliteracies play in students’ lives in and out of classrooms. In Part I, readers are asked to examine beliefs and dispositions as related to different languages, language varieties, cultures, ethnicities, and identities. Part II engages readers in examining classroom and community practices related to different languages and language varieties, cultures, ethnicities, and identities.

Language Learning And Teacher Education

Author : Margaret R. Hawkins
ISBN : 1853597635
Genre : Education
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Describes, theorizes and analyses language teacher education practices from a sociocultural perspective. Links teacher education practices with language teacher practices.

Democracy And Education

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ISBN : PSU:000067707003
Genre : Democracy
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Encyclopedia Of Language Linguistics

Author : E. K. Brown
ISBN : 0080442994
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Continua Of Biliteracy

Author : Prof. Nancy H. Hornberger
ISBN : 9781847699565
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Biliteracy - the use of two or more languages in and around writing- is an inescapable feature of lives and schools worldwide, yet one which most educational policy and practice continue blithely to ignore. The continua of biliteracy featured in the present volume offers a comprehensive yet flexible model to guide educators, researchers, and policy-makers in designing, carrying out, and evaluating educational programs for the development of bilingual and multilingual learners, each program adapted to its own specific context, media, and contents.

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