Literacy Research Methodologies, Second Edition

The Guilford Press - The book demonstrates how each mode of inquiry can yield unique insights into literacy learning and teaching and how the methods can work together to move the field forward. New to this edition *Significantly expanded: covers 18 approaches instead of 13. Incorporates the latest methodological advances and empirical findings.

Chapters on content analysis, narrative approaches, research in digital contexts, mixed methods, and single-subject experimental design. Distinguished scholars clearly describe established and emerging methodologies, identify standards of quality, discuss the types of questions and claims for which each is best suited, and present exemplary studies that illustrate the approaches at their best.

Literacy Research Methodologies, Second Edition - Used book in Good Condition. The definitive reference on literacy research methods, this book serves as a key resource for researchers and as a text in graduate-level courses.

Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IV

Routledge - When taken as a set, the four volumes provide a definitive history of reading research. The editors extensively reviewed the reading research literature since the publication of Volume III in 2000, as portrayed in a wide array of research and practitioner-based journals and books, to identify the themes and topics covered.

As in previous volumes, the focus is on reading research, rather than a range of literate practices. Volume iv brings the field authoritatively and comprehensively up-to-date. Volume iV follows in this tradition. Each volume has come to define the field for the period of time it covers. Used book in Good Condition.

Handbook of Reading Research, Volume IV - The handbook of Reading Research is the research Handbook for the field.

Statistics Course Pack Set 1 Op: Statistics in Plain English, Fourth Edition Volume 1

Routledge - Used book in Good Condition. Finally, each chapter ends with an example of the statistic in use, and a sample of how the results of analyses using the statistic might be written up for publication. Each chapter describes a different statistical technique, regression, ranging from basic concepts like central tendency and describing distributions to more advanced concepts such as t tests, repeated measures ANOVA, and factor analysis.

This introductory textbook provides an inexpensive, brief overview of statistics to help readers gain a better understanding of how statistics work and how to interpret them correctly. This is followed by a more in-depth explanation of how the statistic works. Each chapter begins with a short description of the statistic and when it should be used.

Statistics Course Pack Set 1 Op: Statistics in Plain English, Fourth Edition Volume 1 - Routledge. The research examples are from psychology, education, and other social and behavioral sciences. Statistics in plain english, and/or for courses that use statistics taught at the undergraduate or graduate level, research methods, Fourth Edition is an ideal guide for statistics, or as a reference tool for anyone interested in refreshing their memory about key statistical concepts.

New features in the fourth edition include: sets of work problems in each chapter with detailed solutions and additional problems online to help students test their understanding of the material, new "Worked Examples" to walk students through how to calculate and interpret the statistics featured in each chapter, clarify concepts, and charts to help students visualize key concepts, new examples from the author’s own data and from published research and the popular media to help students see how statistics are applied and written about in professional publications, tables, many more examples, and demonstrate how the statistics are used in the real world.

. A more logical flow, and a combined glossary appearing at the end of the book, a quick guide to Statistics, with correlation directly preceding regression, and Degrees of Freedom at the start of the book, Formulas, greater emphasis on and description of effect size and confidence interval reporting, plainly outlining each statistic and when students should use them, reflecting their growing importance in research across the social science disciplines an expanded website at www.

Lenses on Reading, Third Edition: An Introduction to Theories and Models

The Guilford Press - Routledge. All chapters updated with the latest research; many new teacher anecdotes added. New to this edition *chapter on physiological foundations of reading development, including the impact of nutrition, sleep, and exercise. Pedagogical features include framing and discussion questions, classroom applications, learning activities, teacher anecdotes, and examples of research studies grounded in each approach.

Additional social learning perspectives: Critical Race Theory and Multiliteracies Theory. Coverage encompasses the full range of theories that have informed reading instruction and research, from classical thinking to cutting-edge cognitive, social learning, physiological, and affective perspectives. Used book in Good Condition.

Lenses on Reading, Third Edition: An Introduction to Theories and Models - Widely adopted as an ideal introduction to the major models of reading, this text guides students to understand and facilitate children's literacy development. Chapter on affective/emotional perspectives, such as the role of engagement and teacher-student relationships. Readers learn how theory shapes instructional decision making and how to critically evaluate the assumptions and beliefs that underlie their own teaching.

Handbook of Reading Disability Research

Routledge - Throughout, their contributions are contextualized within the framework of educators struggling to develop concrete instructional practices that meet the learning needs of the lowest achieving readers. The editors and authors are distinguished scholars with extensive research experience and publication records and numerous honors and awards from professional organizations representing the range of disciplines in the field of reading disabilities.

Routledge. Bringing together a wide range of research on reading disabilities, this comprehensive Handbook extends current discussion and thinking beyond a narrowly defined psychometric perspective. Used book in Good Condition. Taking incursions into the broader research literature represented by linguistic and anthropological paradigms, to poverty and prejudice, the volume is on the front line in exploring the relation of reading disability to learning and language, as well as psychological and educational research, and to instruction and schooling.

Handbook of Reading Disability Research - Emphasizing that learning to read proficiently is a long-term developmental process involving many interventions of various kinds, all keyed to individual developmental needs, it addresses traditional questions What is the nature or causes of reading disabilities? How are reading disabilities assessed? How should reading disabilities be remediated? To what extent is remediation possible? but from multiple or alternative perspectives.

Qualitative Research in Education: A User′s Guide

SAGE Publications, Inc - Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Synthesizing the best thinking on conducting qualitative research in education, Marilyn Lichtman uses a conversational writing style that draws readers into the excitement of the research process. Qualitative research in education: a user′s guide, third Edition continues to bring together the essential elements of qualitative research, including traditions and influences in the field and practical, step-by-step coverage of each stage of the research process.

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New Methods of Literacy Research

Routledge - For literacy researchers asking how to match their work with current trends and for educators asking how to measure and document what is viewed as literacy within classrooms, this is THE text to help them learn about and use the rich range of new and emerging literacy research methods. Used book in Good Condition.

Written by internationally recognized authorities whose work is situated in these methods, each chapter describes the origin of the method and its distinct characteristics; offers a demonstration of how to analyze data using the method; presents an exemplary study in which this method is used; and discusses the potential of the method to advance and extend literacy research.

New Methods of Literacy Research - Directly connected with evolving themes in literacy research, theory, instruction, gaming, and practices―especially in the areas of digital technologies, and web-based research; discourse analysis; and arts-based research―this much-needed text is the first to capture these new directions in one volume.

Literacy researchers at all stages of their careers are designing and developing innovative new methods for analyzing data in a range of spaces in and out of school. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition.

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading, 6th Edition

International Reading Association - In this updated volume, critical, you'll find an expanded range of research designs and their applications to both basic and applied research Reading processes and literacy practices studied through cognitive, sociocultural, transactional, and poststructural theorizing A framework for understanding and critiquing a comprehensive body of research literature spanning over five decades Connections among a wide range of literacy theories and their as­sociated models A jump-off point for generating new research studies and models that inform instructional decision making The International Reading Association is the world's premier organization of literacy professionals.

Used book in Good Condition. Twenty percent of the chapters from previous editions have been revised by their authors to reflect current research and instructional developments in the field. Used book in Good Condition. Research-based, classroom-tested, and peer-reviewed, IRA titles are among the highest quality tools that help literacy professionals do their jobs better.

Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading, 6th Edition - Routledge. Through careful evaluation of reader surveys and focus groups, the editors have extended the books reach into domains of research and instruction that affect practitioners, literacy teacher educators, graduate students, and researchers. Over half of the chapters in this edition are new to Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading, and eight of these new chapters were specially commissioned for this volume.

Questions for reflection accompany each chapter to assist readers in transforming their current knowledge base through discussion and deeper thinking about theory, research, and instruction.

Reading, Writing, and Literacy 2.0: Teaching with Online Texts, Tools, and Resources, K–8

Teachers College Press - Book features: an explanation of the concept and practices of literacy 2. 0 and how it differs from literacy 1. 0 Routledge. With the growth in internet use by even the youngest children, educators urgently need a practical introduction to online literacy and reading comprehension. Examples of teacher-to-student and student-to-student wiki and blog interactions.

Used book in Good Condition. Reading, writing, and Literacy 2. 0 provides everything reading teachers need to begin using technology to deepen and enrich literacy learning for all students. In addition, the author maintains a companion blog to update and add helpful teaching links. Specific examples and resource links for using technology with diverse learners in the K–8 classroom, including translation sites and multilingual materials.

Reading, Writing, and Literacy 2.0: Teaching with Online Texts, Tools, and Resources, K–8 - . Used book in Good Condition. A companion blog for ongoing support, new teaching tools, classroom examples, including links to resources, and more at literacytwopointzero. Blogspot. Com. In today’s high-stakes testing environment, integrating technology into the curriculum is often seen as something “extra” or suitable for use with only a few special projects.

The Literature Review: Six Steps to Success

Corwin - Used book in Good Condition. From daunting to doable in six steps  The process of literature search and composing a formal literature review can be intimidating. Used book in Good Condition. Links to online guides and resources. Expanded examples illustrating theoretical concepts. But masters and doctoral candidates in Education and related fields have found academic argumentation to be seamlessly intuitive with the six-step process pioneered by this book.

This updated third edition features a wealth of all-new content including: A flowchart that graphically illustrates Machi and McEvoy’s process. Reflective oversight boxes in each chapter, prompting readers to direct metacognitive activities. Used book in Good Condition. Corwin Pr. Routledge.

Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition

The Guilford Press - The definitive reference in the field, this volume synthesizes current knowledge on writing development and instruction at all grade levels. Multiple chapters connect research findings to the Common Core writing standards. Used book in Good Condition. New to this edition *chapters on genre instruction, evaluation and revision, argumentative writing, computer-based instruction, and professional development.

See also best practices in writing Instruction, edited by Steve Graham, Third Edition, Charles A. The volume reviews the evidence base for widely used instructional approaches, including those targeting particular components of writing. Routledge. Used book in Good Condition. Macarthur, and michael Hebert, an accessible course text and practitioner's guide.

Handbook of Writing Research, Second Edition - Chapters on new literacies, out-of-school writing, translation, and self-regulation. Issues in teaching specific populations--including students with disabilities and English learners--are addressed. Innovative research methods and analytic tools are clearly explained, and key directions for future investigation identified.

Many new topics and authors, including more international perspectives. Prominent scholars examine numerous facets of writing from sociocultural, cognitive, neuroscience, linguistic, and new literacy/technological perspectives.