Literacy and Education
- Kate Pahl - University of Sheffield, UK
- Jennifer Rowsell - University of Sheffield, UK
Literacy | Teacher Training
The new edition examines
- new literacy studies
- material culture and literacy
- digital literacies
- the ecological, place-based approaches to literacy education
- timescales and identities, and
- ways in which research has moved on to inform literacy education.
Classroom teachers, teacher trainers and students of literacy will find this a user-friendly guide to new theory in literacy education, clearly demonstrating how to implement this theory in the classroom in a way that is inclusive and listens to the students of today.
'By far and away the best introction to the New Literacy Studies produced yet...'
- James Paul Gee, Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies
'An indispensable book, lucidly mapping the shifting landscape of literacy and classroom practice...'
- Rob Simon, Oise, University of Toronto
'A helpful, accessible and readable review of the best research work in literacy, and its application to teaching and learning'
- Mastin Prinsloo, University of Cape Town
Praise for the first edition:
'If we take the book Literacy and Education: Understanding New Literacy Studies in the Classroom seriously, it may help us teachers in training, teachers in the field, teaching theorists and researchers to learn more about ourselves and our teaching.' Journal of Early Childhood Literacy
'… the best introduction to the theory and practice of New Literacy Studies available today for teachers, though policy-makers and researchers should also read it' - James Paul Gee, University of Wisconsin-Madison
'This long awaited, accessible text shows how key research strands into the nature of contemporary literacy can reinvigorate classroom practice. Technological advances have transformed literacy practices in all spheres of learners' lives and Pahl and Rowsell show through real examples, how pedagogical practice can accommodate these developments. This is a must for all those involved in all levels of literacy education' - Dr Julia Davies, Deputy Head of the School of Education, The University of Sheffield.
An accessible guide, which clearly sets out theory for literacy and education, with useful research and discussion of digital literacies.
Interesting research into literacy approaches, old and new.
A most helpful book, providing information on a broad research base, giving the students a sound understanding of the New Literacy Studies
Some useful information which will help CET learners to complete the optional assignment on improving reading skills.
An excellent text book outlining the way in which Literacy underpins all areas of the Primary Education
Fabulous book for my course -- accessible writing and excellent research base. Students also found this to be a valuable text.
This is an interesting books that talks about current issues in the teaching of Literacy. It offers practical and theoretical support.
A useful text to support Language and liteacy modules at foundation degree level.
An interesting overview of contemporary issues in literacy education.