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LINGUIST List 23.4181

Mon Oct 08 2012

Books: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Chinese Literacy in China: Ruan, Leung (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Danniella Hornby <daniellalinguistlist.org>

Date: 08-Oct-2012
From: Jolanda Voogd <Jolanda.Voogdspringer.com>
Subject: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Chinese Literacy in China: Ruan, Leung (Eds)
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Title: Perspectives on Teaching and Learning Chinese Literacy in China
Series Title: Multilingual Education
Published: 2012
Publisher: Springer
                http://www.springer.com

Book URL: http://www.springer.com/education+%26+language/book/978-94-007-4821-7

Editor: Cynthia B. Leung
Editor: Jiening Ruan
Hardback: ISBN: 9789400748217 Pages: 232 Price: Europe EURO 99.95
Abstract:

This is one of two volumes by the same editors that explore historical, philosophical, and cultural perspectives on literacy in China. This volume focuses on Chinese literacy, while the other volume is on English literacy. Since the founding of the People's Republic of China, the country has witnessed a dramatic increase in its literacy rate, but not without challenges. The essays in this volume provide a comprehensive, cross-disciplinary look at changes in Chinese literacy education from ancient times to the modern day. Together, the essays address a wide array of topics, including early Chinese literacy development, children's literature, foreign translated literature, and uses of information technology to teach Chinese. This authoritative text brings clarity and precision to the field and serves as a vital core resource for those who want to expand their understanding of Chinese literacy education. Its scope is unmatched even in academic literature in the Chinese language.

Linguistic Field(s): Applied Linguistics
                            History of Linguistics

Subject Language(s): Chinese, Mandarin (cmn)

Written In: English (eng)

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