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Rethinking English in schools : towards a new and constructive stage

Author: Viv Ellis; Carol Fox; Brian V Street
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007.
Series: Continuum studies in education.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Why should young people study a subject called English? This monograph brings together the diverse perspectives of some of the leading thinkers about English and literacy thinking. It takes as its  Read more...

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Rethinking English in schools.
London ; New York : Continuum, ©2007
(OCoLC)690906456
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Viv Ellis; Carol Fox; Brian V Street
ISBN: 9780826499226 0826499228
OCLC Number: 165409595
Description: xiii, 249 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: English? : rethinking the school subject / Viv Ellis, Carol Fox, and Brian Street --
How history and politics have shaped English teaching. The picture of development in Vygotskyan theory : renewing the intellectual project of English / Tony Turgess ; Deep winters, invincible summers : teaching English for existential purposes / Bob Fecho, with Kristi Amatucci and Sarah Skinner ; English in the history of imperialism : teaching the empire how to read / Patrick Walsh ; The personal, the community and the society : a response to Section 1 --
Culture as a verb : teaching literatures. How critical is the aesthetic? : the role of literature in English / Ray Misson and Wendy Morgan ; History, war and politics : taking 'comix' seriously / Carol Fox ; 'The uncreating word' : some ways not to teach English / Joy Alexander ; Refreshing the aesthetic : a response to Section 2 / Sue Dymoke --
Language(s), multiple literacies and the question of 'English'. The new literacy studies and multimodality : implications for the subject and the language 'English' / Brian Street ; Resisting monolingualism in 'English' : reading and writing the politics of language / Bruce Horner and Min-Zhan Lu ; English as a multilingual subject : theorstical and research perspectives / Janina Brutt-Griffler and James Collins ; The multiple languages and literacies of English : a response to Section 3 / Suzanne M. Miller --
More than 'soldiering on' : realizing the potential of teacher education to rethink English in schools / Viv Ellis.
Series Title: Continuum studies in education.
Responsibility: edited by Viv Ellis, Carol Fox and Brian Street.
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"With eloquence, intelligence and collective wisdom, this excellent collection of essays sets new directions and agendas for English Education." - Ilana Snyder, Monash University, Australia--Sanford Read more...

 
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