Skip to content

CD-ROM/DVD-ROM Installation Issues. We are aware of the issue impacting the installation of a number of CD-ROM and DVD-ROM products and are working quickly to correct. For the latest status update, please visit our Support page.

Cart
Register Sign in
Free samples

Request a sample unit

Please select a type of sample

Cancel
Text, Role and Context

Product details
Resources
Text, Role and Context

Text, Role and Context
Developing Academic Literacies

Other available formats:
eBook


Author

Ann M. Johns

Availability

Available

Format

Paperback

ISBN

9780521567619

Date Published

September 1997

Product description

This text explores fundamental issues relating to student literacies and instructor roles and practices within academic contexts.

It offers a brief history of literacy theories and argues for "socioliterate" approaches to teaching and learning in which texts are viewed as primarily socially constructed. Central to socioliteracy, the concepts "genre" and "discourse community," are presented in detail. The author argues for roles for literacy practitioners in which they and their students conduct research and are involved in joint pedagogical endeavors. The final chapters are devoted to outlining how the views presented can be applied to a variety of classroom texts. Core curricular design principles are outlined, and three types of portfolio-based academic literacy classrooms are described.


Also in this subject

  • View product

    Rules, Patterns and Words
    Grammar and Lexis in English Language Teaching

    In an accessible style, the author demonstrates the link between grammar and vocabulary.

    Author: Dave Willis

Sign In

Please sign in to access your account

Cancel

Not already registered? Create an account now. ×
This site uses cookies to improve your experience. Read more Close

Thank you for your feedback which will help us improve our service.

If you requested a response, we will make sure to get back to you shortly.

×
Please fill in the required fields in your feedback submission.
×