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ERIC Number: EJ634534
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
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Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0141-0423
Reading the Weather: Ruling Passions, Numeracy and Reading Practices in an Australian Farming Community.
Baynham, Mike
Journal of Research in Reading, v24 n3 p307-12 Oct 2001
Shows how one of his ruling passions, the weather, led a teenage boy to engage in a variety of reading practices (and associated writing practices) in a variety of semiotic modes, drawing in different ways on numeracy knowledge. Concludes by arguing that both research on multi-modality and the New Literacy Studies point in a similar direction: towards expanding the notion of what counts as reading. (SG)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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Note: Special Issue: Literacy, Home and Community.