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Raising Standards in Literacy
 

Raising Standards in Literacy (Hardback)

Edited by Brooks, Greg
Edited by Fisher, Ros
Edited by Lewis, Maureen

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Raising Standards in Literacy represents the best current thinking and research about literacy. The book is the outcome of a high profile series of seminars on raising standards in literacy, and includes contributions from an impressive group of international researchers and poli...cy makers. By offering a rich and unique mix of contemporary perspectives on literacy education, this book provides an invaluable source of study and insight into the latest research and developments in the teaching of literacy. It includes sections on: - how research into literacy teaching can inform new approaches found in England, the USA and Australia - the issues involved in assessing progress in literacy and the validity of research claims made about standards of attainment - the ways in which literacy education is developing in England, the USA and Australia The book celebrates the apparent success of current literacy initiatives at the same time as raising questions about the feasibility and relevance of such initiatives to the literacy co-ordinators and consultants and for all those undertaking further study or research in literacy education.
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ISBN 9780415263504
Released AU 25 Apr 2002
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
Series Language and Literacy in Action
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ISBN-13 9780415263504
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Status Indent title (internationally sourced), allow 8-12 weeks
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint Routledge
Released 25 Apr 2002
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Brooks, Greg
Edited by Fisher, Ros
Edited by Lewis, Maureen
Series Language and Literacy in Action
Category Non-Fiction (Child / Teen)
Literacy
Sociology, Social Studies
Philosophy Of Education
Organization & Management Of Education
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 156mm
Height: 234mm
Spine: 21mm
Dewey Code 302.2244
Weight 567g
Interest Age 19+ years
Reading Age 19+ years
Library of Congress Literacy, Study and teaching, Standards, Government policy
NBS Text Education & Teaching
ONIX Text College/higher education;Professional and scholarly

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