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Adolescent Literacies : A Handbook of Practice-Based Research (Hardcover)
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Showcasing cutting-edge findings on adolescent literacy teaching and learning, this unique handbook is grounded in the realities of students' daily lives. It highlights research methods and instructional approaches that capitalize on adolescents' interests, knowledge, and new literacies. Attention is given to how race, gender, language, and other dimensions of identity--along with curriculum and teaching methods--shape youths' literacy development and engagement. The volume explores innovative ways that educators are using a variety of multimodal texts, from textbooks to graphic novels and digital productions. It reviews a range of pedagogical approaches; key topics include collaborative inquiry, argumentation, close reading, and composition.
Number of Pages: 501
Genre: Education, Language + Art + Disciplines
Publisher: Guilford Pubn
Street Date: December 13, 2016
Item Number (DPCI): 248-21-6920
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