Handbook of Adolescent Literacy Research

Handbook of Adolescent Literacy Research

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The first comprehensive research handbook of its kind, this volume showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. Distinguished contributors examine how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into sound teaching and policymaking. The book explores social and cultural factors in adolescents' approach to communication and response to instruction, and sections address literacy both in and out of schools, including literacy expectations in the contemporary workplace. Detailed attention is given to issues of diversity and individual differences among learners. Winner--Literacy Research Association's Fry Book Award!In L. B. Resnick (Ed.), Knowing, learning and instruction: Essays in honor of Robert Glaser (pp. 453a€“493). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. ... about document- based questions. Accessed July 21, 2007, at www.caho. columbia.edu/main/dbq/index. html.

Title:Handbook of Adolescent Literacy Research
Author:Leila Christenbury, Randy Bomer, Peter Smagorinsky
Publisher:Guilford Press - 2011-06-10


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