ERIC Number: EJ776521
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Jul
Reference Count: 0
"Seeing" English in the City: Using Photography to Understand Students' Literacy Relationships
Marquez-Zenkov, Kristien; Harmon, James A.
English Journal, v96 n6 p24-30 Jul 2007
Kristien Marquez-Zenkov and James A. Harmon encouraged urban students to take photographs that illustrate the purposes of school, factors that support success in school, and barriers to success. The authors analyzed students' photos and written reflections on the photos to form recommendations regarding teaching approaches that encourage students' engagement and achievement in English classes.
Descriptors: High School Students, Urban Schools, Photography, Academic Achievement, Writing (Composition), Teaching Methods, Time on Task, Student Attitudes, Literacy, English Instruction, Visual Literacy
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: High Schools
Authoring Institution: N/A