ERIC Number: ED449341
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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Situated Literacies: Reading and Writing in Context. Literacies Series.
Barton, David, Ed.; Hamilton, Mary, Ed.; Ivanic, Roz, Ed.
This book contains 13 papers on situated literacies and reading and writing in context. The following papers are included: "Foreword" (Denny Taylor); "Introduction: Exploring Situated Literacies"; "Literacy Practices" (David Barton, Mary Hamilton); "Expanding the New Literacy Studies: Using Photographs To Explore Literacy as Social Practice" (Mary Hamilton); "The New Literacy Studies and Time: An Exploration" (Karin Tusting); "There Is No Escape from Third-Space Theory: Borderland Discourse and the 'In-Between' Literacies of Prisons" (Anita Wilson); "Becoming Just Another Alphanumeric Code: Farmers' Encounters with the Literacy and Discourse Practices of Agricultural Bureaucracy at the Livestock Auction" (Kathryn Jones); "Texts in Practices: Interpreting the Physical Characteristics of Children's Project Work" (Fiona Ormerod, Roz Ivanic); "Family Literacy: A Pedagogy for the Future?" (Kathy Pitt); "Emergent Literacy Practices in an Electronic Community" (Renata de Pourbaix); "Respect and the Pursuit of 'Symmetry' in Researching Literacy and Student Writing" (Simon Pardoe); "Researching Literacy Practices: Learning from Activities with Teachers and Students" (David Barton); "The New Literacy Studies: From 'Socially Situated' to the Work of the Social" (James Paul Gee); "The New Literacy Studies: Context, Intertextuality, and Discourse" (Janet Maybin); and "New Literacy Studies at the Interchange" (Karin Tusting, Roz Ivanic, Anita Wilson). Thirty-one figures/tables are included. Most papers contain substantial bibliographies. (MN)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Adult Basic Education, Adult Literacy, Adult Programs, Agricultural Occupations, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Processes, Computer Uses in Education, Content Area Reading, Content Area Writing, Context Effect, Correctional Education, Correctional Institutions, Educational Environment, Educational Practices, Educational Research, Educational Trends, Elementary Education, Family Literacy, Functional Literacy, Higher Education, Informal Education, Intergenerational Programs, Internet, Learning Theories, Literacy Education, Online Systems, Performance Factors, Photographs, Reading Instruction, Research Methodology, Secondary Education, Social Environment, Student Projects, Theory Practice Relationship, Trend Analysis, World Wide Web, Writing Instruction
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