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Reading differences, reading diversity

Safford, Kimberly (2008). Reading differences, reading diversity. In: Graham, Judith and Kelly, Alison eds. Reading Under Control (3rd edition). UK: Routledge, pp. 14–25.

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The chapter draws upon a range of research undertaken in schools, classrooms, homes and communities which has contributed to a growing understanding and awareness of the factors which influence pupils’ development as readers. Key topics covered include gender differences in reading attainment and reading preferences, the growth and impact of ICT on reading for pleasure and as a mode of reading, and the ways in which culture, ethnicity and language influence pupils as readers.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 1-84312-461-0, 978-1-84312-461-0
Keywords: inclusion; diversity; reading preferences; gender; ethnicity; language; ICT; teacher education;
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 13030
Depositing User: Kimberly Safford
Date Deposited: 03 Feb 2009 02:27
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 20:19
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