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Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read: Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy

Soler, Janet; Hall, Kathy; Goswami, Usha; Harrison, Colin and Ellis, Sue eds. (2010). Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read: Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy. Routledge Psychology in Education. London: Routledge.

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Abstract

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on reading for all those who seek to extend and enrich the current practice, research and policy debates. The breadth of knowledge that underpins pedagogy is a central theme and the book will help educators, policymakers and researchers understand the full range of research perspectives that must inform decisions about the development of reading in schools. The book offers invaluable insights into learners who do not achieve their full potential. The chapters have been written by key figures in education, psychology, sociology and neuroscience, and promote discussion of:comprehensiongender and literacy attainmentphonics and decodingdigital literacy at home and schoolbilingual learners and readingdyslexia and special educational needsevidence based literacyvisual textsThis book encompasses a comprehensive range of conceptual perspectives on reading pedagogy and offers a wealth of new insights to support innovative research directions.

Item Type: Edited Book
Copyright Holders: 2010 Kathy Hall, Usha Goswami, Colin Harrison, Sue Ellis and Janet Soler for selection and editorial material, 2010 Individual chapters, the contributors
ISBN: 0-415-56123-X, 978-0-415-56123-5
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies > Education
Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
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Item ID: 26826
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Date Deposited: 21 Jan 2011 11:26
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:29
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/26826
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