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Comprehension Instruction, Third Edition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 418

Comprehension Instruction, Third Edition

All key issues of research and practice in comprehension instruction are addressed in this highly regarded professional resource and course text. Leading scholars examine the processes that enable students to make meaning from what they read--and how this knowledge can be applied to improve teaching at all grade levels. Best practices for meeting the needs of diverse elementary and secondary students are identified. Essential topics include strategies for comprehending different types of texts, the impact of the Common Core State Standards (CCSS), cutting-edge assessment approaches, and the growing importance of digital genres and multimodal literacies. User-friendly features include end-of-chapter discussion questions. New to This Edition Incorporates the latest research and instructional practices. Chapters on the CCSS, critical theory, culturally responsive instruction, and response to intervention. Chapters on teaching fiction and informational texts in the secondary grades. Expanded coverage of multimodal literacy learning. Timely topics such as text complexity, close reading, digital literacies, and neuroscience are discussed in multiple chapters.

Reading Comprehension Strategies
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 536

Reading Comprehension Strategies

First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Losskys̓ theory of knowledge
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 66

Losskys̓ theory of knowledge

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1936
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  • Publisher: Unknown

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Teaching for Deep Comprehension
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 182

Teaching for Deep Comprehension

Discusses reading comprehension and offers ways for teachers to develop it in their students, exploring the cognitive and social aspects of comprehension while viewing it as an active process.

Pedagogical Reflections On Learning Languages In Instructed Settings
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 341

Pedagogical Reflections On Learning Languages In Instructed Settings

Pedagogical Reflections on Learning Languages in Instructed Settings is intended to provide the latest pedagogical reflections that derive from research in a variety of key areas within the discipline of language learning. Thus, this volume aims at helping practising language teachers to update their teaching methodology.The book has fifteen chapters that are grouped around five sections. The first section of the book includes three chapters, which outline past approaches to language learning and highlight advances in our understanding of how languages are likely to be learned and taught. These three chapters provide the theoretical grounding for the rest of the volume by discussing outstand...

Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 586

Theoretical Issues in Reading Comprehension

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1980-01-01
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  • Publisher: Routledge

Failures to comprehend and levels of processing in reading / Marilyn Jager Adams--Schemata : the building blocks of cognition / David E. Rumelhart--multiple theory formation in speech and reading / William A. Woods--Syntactic aspects of reading comprehension / A.W.F. Huggins and Marilyn Jager Adams--Pragmatics and reading comprehension / Jerry L. Morgan and Georgia M. Green--Syntax beyond the sentence : anaphora / Bonnie Lynn Webber--Discourse and linguistic theory / Jerry L. Morgan and Manfred B. Sellner--Psychological correlates of text structure / Ernest T. Goetz and Bonnie B. Armbruster--Literary theory, rhetoric, and stylistics : implications for psychology / William F. Brewer--Construc...

Knowledge Representation and Metaphor
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 272

Knowledge Representation and Metaphor

This series will include monographs and collections of studies devoted to the investigation and exploration of knowledge, information, and data processing systems of all kinds, no matter whether human, (other) animal, or machine. Its scope is intended to span the full range of interests from classical problems in the philosophy of mind and philosophical psychol ogy through issues in cognitive psychology and sociobiology (concerning the mental capabilities of other species) to ideas related to artificial intelligence and computer science. While primary emphasis will be placed upon theoretical, conceptual, and epistemological aspects of these problems and domains, empirical, experimental, and ...

Understanding Everyday Racism
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 322

Understanding Everyday Racism

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 1991-07-25
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  • Publisher: SAGE

This book compares contemporary racism in the US and the Netherlands through in-depth interviews with fifty-five black women. As an interdisciplinary analysis of gendered social constructions of racism, it breaks new ground. Essed problematizes and reinterprets many of the meanings and everyday practices that the majority of society has come to take for granted. She addresses crucial but largely neglected dimensions of racism: how it is experienced; how black women recognize its covert manifestations; how they acquire this knowledge; and how they challenge racism in everyday life. To answer these questions, over two thousand experiences of black women are analyzed within a theoretical framework that integrates the disciplines of macro- and

Language and Comprehension
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 357

Language and Comprehension

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2009-06-05
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  • Publisher: Elsevier

Language and Comprehension