Handbook of adolescent literacy research (Book, 2009) [Beloit College]
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Handbook of adolescent literacy research

Handbook of adolescent literacy research

Author: Leila Christenbury; Randy Bomer; Peter Smagorinsky
Publisher: New York : Guilford Press, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Contributors examine how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and highlight ways to translate research findings more effectively into sound teaching and policymaking. The book explores social and cultural factors in adolescents' approach to communication and response to instruction, and sections address literacy both in and out of schools, including literacy expectations in the contemporary  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handbooks and manuals
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leila Christenbury; Randy Bomer; Peter Smagorinsky
ISBN: 1593858299 9781593858292 1606239937 9781606239933
OCLC Number: 222543513
Description: xii, 452 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Overview --
Introduction / Leila Christenbury, Randy Bomer, and Peter Smagorinsky --
Sociocultural constructions of adolescence and young people's literacies / Donna E. Alvermann --
Who are adolescents today?: Youth voices and what they tell us / Sam M. Intrator and Robert Kunzman --
Literacy in school --
Contexts for adolescent literacy / Judith A. Langer --
Adolescents who struggle with literacy / Larry R. Johannessen and Thomas M. McCann --
Proficient reading in school: traditional paradigms and new textual landscapes / David O'Brien, Roger Stewart, and Richard Beach --
Fostering adolescents' engaged academic literacy / Ruth Schoenbach and Cynthia Greenleaf --
Divided against ourselves: standards, assessments, and adolescent literacy / James Marshall --
Adolescent second-language writing / Linda Harklau and Rachel Pinnow --
Research on the literacies of AAVE-speaking adolescents / Jamal Cooks and Arnetha F. Ball --
Digital literacies in the classroom / Joan A. Rhodes and Valerie J. Robnolt --
The secondary English curriculum and adolescent literacy / Robert Burroughs and Peter Smagorinsky --
Visual arts and literacy / Michelle Zoss --
Policy and adolescent literacy / Allan Luke and Annette Woods --
Tracking and ability grouping / Jo Worthy, Holly Hungerford-Kresser, and Angela Hampton --
Literacy out of school --
Preparing adolescents for the literacy demands of the 21st -century workplace / Anne Beaufort --
The literacy demands of entering the university / Kathleen Blake Yancey --
Literacy in virtual worlds / Rebecca W. Black and Constance Steinkuehler --
Reading and writing video: media literacy and adolescents / David L. Bruce --
Literacy and culture --
Literacy and identity: implications for research and practice / Cynthia Lewis and Antillana del Valle --
Latina/o youth literacies: hidden funds of knowledge / Carmen M. Martínez-Roldán and María E. Fránquiz --
Beyond hip-hop: a cultural context view of literacy / Yolanda J. Majors, Jung Kim, and Sana Ansari --
Boys and literacy: complexity and multiplicity / Michael W. Smith and Jeffrey D. Wilhelm --
Lessons on literacy learning and teaching: listening to adolescent girls / Barbara J. Guzzetti --
Literacy issues and GLBTQ youth: queer interventions in English education / Wayne Martino --
The literacies of new immigrant youth / Danling Fu and Jennifer M. Graff --
American Indian adolescent literacy / Mary Jiron Belgarde, Richard K. LoRé, and Richard Meyer.
Responsibility: edited by Leila Christenbury, Randy Bomer, Peter Smagorinsky.


Showcases innovative approaches to understanding adolescent literacy learning in a variety of settings. This title examines how well adolescents are served by current instructional practices and  Read more...
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