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Routledge International Companion to Education by Bob Moon, Sally Brown, Miriam Ben-Peretz

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READING

Literacy and beyond

Bridie Raban

 

 

 

INTRODUCTION

The last quarter of the twentieth century has seen an unprecedented accumulation of research in reading, not only in quantity but also in variety. This variety has given rise to the development of teachers as researchers as well as academics and to the acceptance of a larger number of research paradigms, thus broadening the base of knowledge and information. Our vocabulary for talking about reading has also altered, giving us fresh ways of thinking about learning and teaching reading. The breadth of our understanding includes both the receptive and productive modes of the activity, through reading and writing, as well as its context; instructional, social, community and political. ...

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