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LINGUIST List 16.2736

Fri Sep 23 2005

Books: Applied Ling: Perry/ Kucer, Silva

Editor for this issue: Megan Zdrojkowski <meganlinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Elizabeth Gangeri, Research in Applied Linguistics: Perry
        2.    Elizabeth Gangeri, Teaching the Dimensions of Literacy: Kucer, Silva


Message 1: Research in Applied Linguistics: Perry
Date: 20-Sep-2005
From: Elizabeth Gangeri <Elizabeth.Gangerierlbaum.com>
Subject: Research in Applied Linguistics: Perry


Title: Research in Applied Linguistics
Subtitle: Becoming a Discerning Consumer
Published: 2005
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
                http://www.erlbaum.com/

Author: Fred L. Perry, American University in Cairo
Hardback: ISBN: 0805846840 Pages: 288 Price: U.S. $ 89.95
Paperback: ISBN: 0805846859 Pages: 288 Price: U.S. $ 29.95
Abstract:

This text provides a solid introduction to the foundations of research
methods, with the goal of enabling students and professionals in the field
of applied linguistics to become not just casual consumers of research who
passively read bits and pieces of a research article, but discerning
consumers able to effectively use published research for practical purposes
in educational settings. All issues important for understanding and using
published research for these purposes are covered. Key principles are
illustrated with research studies published in refereed journals across a
wide spectrum of applied linguistics. Exercises distributed throughout the
text encourage readers to engage interactively with what they are reading
at the point when the information is fresh in their minds.

"Research in Applied Linguistics: Becoming a Discerning Consumer" is
designed as a text for courses in M.A.-TESOL/TEFL and applied linguistics
programs.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=16537


Message 2: Teaching the Dimensions of Literacy: Kucer, Silva
Date: 20-Sep-2005
From: Elizabeth Gangeri <Elizabeth.Gangerierlbaum.com>
Subject: Teaching the Dimensions of Literacy: Kucer, Silva


Title: Teaching the Dimensions of Literacy
Published: 2006
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
                http://www.erlbaum.com/

Author: Stephen B. Kucer, Washington State University
Author: Cecilia Silva, Texas Christian University
Paperback: ISBN: 0805850201 Pages: 424 Price: U.S. $ 49.95
Abstract:

"Teaching the Dimensions of Literacy" provides the conceptual knowledge to
support teachers' instructional decisions in the reading/literacy classroom
and features a multitude of instructional strategy lessons for classroom
use with both monolingual and bilingual students. Its premise is that
literacy comprises four dimensions--linguistic, cognitive, sociocultural,
and developmental. In the debate over literacy instruction, and in many
reading/literacy methods texts, one dimension tends to be privileged and
the others ignored. In this text, the teaching and learning of all four
dimensions of literacy are acknowledged and addressed. The four dimensions
provide a coherent conceptual framework within which instructional strategy
lessons are identified, synthesized, organized, and
presented--demonstrating how the complex nature of literacy can be
addressed within a classroom setting.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=16516


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