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LINGUIST List 19.679

Fri Feb 29 2008

Books: Applied Linguistics: Barton, Ivanic, Appleby, Hodge

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        1.    Francesca Filippelli, Literacy, Lives and Learning: Barton, Ivanic, Appleby, Hodge


Message 1: Literacy, Lives and Learning: Barton, Ivanic, Appleby, Hodge
Date: 28-Feb-2008
From: Francesca Filippelli <francesca.filippellitaylorandfrancis.com>
Subject: Literacy, Lives and Learning: Barton, Ivanic, Appleby, Hodge
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Title: Literacy, Lives and Learning
Series Title: Literacies
Published: 2008
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
                http://www.routledge.com/

Author: David Barton
Author: Roz Ivanic
Author: Yvon Appleby
Author: Rachel Hodge
Hardback: ISBN: 9780415424868 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 145.00
Paperback: ISBN: 9780415424868 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 44.95
Abstract:

Demonstrating what it is like to be an adult learner in today's world, this
book focuses on language, literacy and numeracy learning. The authors
explore the complex relationship between learning and adults' lives,
following a wide range of individual students in various formal learning
situations, from college environments to a young homeless project, and a
drug support and aftercare centre.

The study is rooted in a social practices approach and examines how
people's lives shape their learning. Themes addressed range from: how
literacy is learned through participation and how barriers such as violence
and ill-health impact on people's lives. Based on a major research project
and detailed, reflexive and collaborative methodology, the book describes a
coherent strategy of communication and impact which will have a direct
effect on policy and practice.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=34126




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