Description - Literacy by Brian V. Street
Part of the Routledge Applied Linguistics series, Literacy is a comprehensive resource book which provides students and researchers with support for advanced study of the topic. It introduces readers to a broad range of approaches to understanding literacy in educational contexts and in society. Written by a leader in the field, the book covers the key themes in the discipline, including Acquisition of Literacy, 'Academic Literacy' in Higher Education, Workplace Literacies, Literacy and Schooling, and Multimodality. Section B gathers together influential readings from the key names in the discipline, including David Barton, Norman Fairclough, James Paul Gee, Roger Fowler, Gunther Kress and Jay Lemke.
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(246mm x 174mm x mm)
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Author Biography - Brian V. Street
Brian V. Street is Chair of Language in Education in the Department of Education and Professional Studies at King's College London. Adam Lefstein is Academic Fellow in Pedagogy and Interaction at the Oxford University Department of Educational Studies.