Understanding Reading Development
By (author) Colin Harrison
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Understanding Reading Development by Colin Harrison
Book DescriptionThis book focuses on how to understand reading processes and what it means to develop reading comprehension. With a wide-ranging theoretical basis, the author makes new connections between work in critical theory, cognitive psychology and literacy. Key features include: how and why we read; evaluating response to reading; and, a whole-school approach to developing reading. This book is highly recommended to teachers, literacy coordinators and students and lecturers of masters and doctoral programmes with a reading or literacy focus.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780761942511
(234mm x 156mm x 11mm)
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Colin Harrison
Great British Drawings, Paperback (March 2015)
Published to accompany the Ashmolean Museum's 2015 exhibition "Great British Drawings", which brings together drawings from private collections as well as from the Museum. Many have not been previously exhibited or published.
Pre-Raphaelites and Italy, Hardback (October 2010)
This important book, which accompanies a major exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford, is the first to explore the fascination of the Pre-Raphaelite painters with Italy: its landscape, art and culture. Featuring full-colour illustrations of the 138 paintings in the exhibition, including works in private collections not previously reproduced.
Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read, Hardback (March 2010)
Brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on learning to read with a view to extending and enriching debate, practice, research and policy on the development of reading.
Risk, Paperback (February 2010)» View all books by Colin Harrison
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Author Biography - Colin Harrison
Colin Harrison is Professor of Literacy Studies in Education at the University of Nottingham. His work is well known in the United Kingdom, USA, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. He is a former president of the UK Reading Association, and was a founder editor of the Journal of Research in Reading. He has been commissioned by the Scottish Office and by the UK government to write reviews of research in order to strengthen national initiatives whose intention is to have literacy policy firmly grounded in research.
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