Books: Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy: Archer, Newfield
Editor for this issue: Sara Couture
Date: 07-May-2014 From: Harriet Connor <harriet.connortandf.co.uk> Subject: Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy: Archer, Newfield E-mail this message to a friend
Title: Multimodal Approaches to Research and Pedagogy
Subtitle: Recognition, Resources, and Access
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Multimodality
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
This book brings together social semiotics, cultural studies, multiliteracies, and other approaches in order to theorize very different learning environments, giving visibility to the modal effect in a range of disciplines. It highlights the ideological nature of discursive practices, examines questions of access, and argues for transformation of these practices, with a constant eye on issues of social justice and equity. Contributors argue that we can harness learners’ representational resources through making these resources visible, and creating less regulated spaces in the curriculum in which they can be used. Examples from primary education through to adult continuing education are used throughout the text.
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