Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read : Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy, Paperback / softback Book

Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read : Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy Paperback / softback

Edited by Kathy Hall, Usha Claire Goswami, Colin Harrison, Sue Ellis, Janet Soler

Part of the Routledge Psychology in Education series


Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read brings together different disciplinary perspectives and studies on reading for all those who seek to extend and enrich the current practice, research and policy debates.

The breadth of knowledge that underpins pedagogy is a central theme and the book will help educators, policy-makers and researchers understand the full range of research perspectives that must inform decisions about the development of reading in schools.

The book offers invaluable insights into learners who do not achieve their full potential.

The chapters have been written by key figures in education, psychology, sociology and neuroscience, and promote discussion of:comprehensiongender and literacy attainmentphonics and decodingdigital literacy at home and schoolbilingual learners and readingdyslexia and special educational needsevidence based literacyvisual texts. This book encompasses a comprehensive range of conceptual perspectives on reading pedagogy and offers a wealth of new insights to support innovative research directions.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 258 pages, 15 Tables, black and white; 13 Illustrations, black and white
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
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  • Category: Teaching of a specific subject
  • ISBN: 9780415561242



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