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Literacy : An Introduction to the Ecology of Written Language
by David Barton


Overview - This introduction to the expanding field of literacy studies has been fully revised for the second edition. It explores recent developments and new research that has contributed to our understanding of literacy practices, reflecting on the interdisciplinary growth of the study of reading and writing over the past decade.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This introduction to the expanding field of literacy studies has been fully revised for the second edition. It explores recent developments and new research that has contributed to our understanding of literacy practices, reflecting on the interdisciplinary growth of the study of reading and writing over the past decade.


  • An introductory textbook on the growing field of literacy studies, fully updated for the new edition


  • Includes new sections detailing recent completed studies of literacy practices, and the use of new technologies


  • Distinguishes between the competing definitions of literacy in contemporary society, and examines the language and learning theories which underpin new views of literacy


  • Now features additional material on cross-cultural perspectives, US-based examples, and information detailing current educational policy.



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  • ISBN-13: 9781405111140
  • ISBN-10: 1405111143
  • Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
  • Publish Date: January 2007
  • Page Count: 264


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Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Literacy
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Composition & Creative Writing - General
Books > Language Arts & Disciplines > Linguistics - General

 
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