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Literacy: An Introduction to the Ecology of Written Language
Preface. Preface to first edition. Chapter 1. An Integrated Approach to Literacy. Introduction. Literacy in Everyday Life. The Study of Literacy. Outline of the Book. Chapter 2. Talking AboutExpand
Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community
Local Literacies is a unique detailed study of the role of reading and writing in people’s everyday lives. By concentrating on a selection of people in a particular community in Lancaster, England,Expand
Situated literacies : reading and writing in context
Situated Literacies is a rich and varied collection of key writings from leading international scholars in the field of literacy. Expand
Language Online: Investigating Digital Texts and Practices
1. Language in the Digital World 2. Ten Reasons Why Studying the Online World is Crucial for Understanding Language 3. Acting in a Textually-Mediated Social World 4. Hello! Bonjour! Ciao! Hola! GutenExpand
Directions for Literacy Research: Analysing Language and Social Practices in a Textually Mediated World
This paper provides an overview of the field of Literacy Studies, describing the range of work which has been covered, identifying current unresolved issues as ways of suggesting future directions,Expand
Beyond Communities of Practice: Language Power and Social Context
Introduction 1. Literacy, reification, and the dynamics of social interaction David Barton and Mary Hamilton 2. Language and power in communities of practice Karin Tusting 3. Mediating allegations ofExpand
Literacy, reification and the dynamics of social interaction.
INTRODUCTION We work in Literacy Studies and approach the notion of community of practice to see how it can strengthen or challenge what we do. The field of literacy studies has developed in parallelExpand
Improving Learning in College: Rethinking Literacies Across the Curriculum
Part 1: What Are The Issues? 1. Literacies as a resource for learning in college Part 2: What Does The Research Tell Us? 2. What students do with reading and writing in their everyday lives 3. WaysExpand