ERIC Number: ED370445
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Language, Literacy and Learning in Educational Practice. A Reader.
Stierer, Barry, Ed.; Maybin, Janet, Ed.
Articles presented include: "Introducing the New Literacy" (John Willinsky); "The Emergence of Literacy" (Nigel Hall); "Media Education: The Limits of a Discourse" (David Buckingham); "Extracts from 'Thought and Language' and 'Mind in Society'" (L. S. Vygotsky); "From Communicating to Talking" (Jerome Bruner); "What Does It Mean To Be Bilingual?" (Barbara M. Mayor); "Neo-Vygotskian Theory and Classroom Education" (Neil Mercer); "Sponsored Reading Failure" (Martin Turner); "'Simply Doing Their Job?' The Politics of Reading Standards and 'Real Books'" (Barry Stierer); "Talking in Class: Four Rationales for the Rise of Oracy in the UK" (Maggie MacLure); "Distinctive Features of Pupil-Pupil Classroom Talk and Their Relationship to Learning: How Discursive Exploration Might Be Encouraged" (Eunice Fisher); "What Do We Do About Gender" (Joan Swann); "Communication and Control" (Derek Edwards, Neil Mercer); "The Value of 'Time Off Task': Young Children's Spontaneous Talk and Deliberate Text" (Anne Haas Dyson); "Talk and Assessment" (Harry Torrance); "Social Processes in Education: A Reply to Sawyer and Watson (and Others)" (J. R. Martin, Frances Christie, Joan Rothery); "Genre Theory: What's It All About?" (Myra Barrs); "Authorizing Disadvantage: Authorship and Creativity in the Language Classroom" (Pam Gilbert); "What Do We Mean By Knowledge About Language?" (John Richmond); and "Development of Dialectal Processes in Composition" (Marlene Scardamalia, Carl Bereiter). (MSE) (Adjunct ERIC Clearinghouse on Literacy Education)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Bilingualism, Child Language, Classroom Communication, Creativity, Discourse Analysis, Foreign Countries, Language Patterns, Language Role, Literacy Education, Literary Genres, Reading Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Second Languages, Sex Differences, Sex Fairness, Social Influences, Student Evaluation, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Books
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
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