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Understanding Reading Development

Understanding Reading Development

First Edition

December 2003 | 216 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
This book focuses on how to understand reading processes and what it means to develop reading comprehension. With a wide-ranging theoretical basis, the author makes new connections between work in critical theory, cognitive psychology and literacy.

Key features include:

} how and why we read

} evaluating response to reading

} a whole-school approach to developing reading.

This book is highly recommended to teachers, literacy coordinators and students and lecturers of masters and doctoral programmes with a reading or literacy focus.

Reading Reading
What Does Research Tell Us About the Reading Process and the Early Stages of Reading Development?
Colin Harrison and John Perry
Understanding Understanding
How We Learn from Texts
Developing Reading Comprehension
What We Have Learned from Research

Colin Harrison with Geraldine Kotsis
Literacy Development in the Primary Classroom
Fun, Phonics, Fluency, Fantasy and Developing Reading for Meaning

Colin Harrison, Alan Dewar and Steve Willshaw
Case Studies of Reading Development at Secondary Level
Developing Critical Literacy
Text, Discourse and the Collaborative Construction of Meaning

Evaluating Response to Reading
Can There Be Such A Thing As Postmodern Assessment?

A Whole-School Approach to Developing Reading
Policy Staff Development and Evaluation


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