Critical Literacy Practice

Applications of Critical Theory in Diverse Settings

Editors: Yoon, Bogum, Sharif, Rukhsar (Eds.)

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  • Shows how critical literacy can be applied in and beyond the classroom setting
  • Offers a balance of theory and practice that leads to successful critical literacy practices in education
  • Stresses the importance of critical literacy in bringing about critical consciousness and social justice
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About this Textbook

This edited book shows how critical literacy can be applied in and outside the classroom setting. It shows educators how critical theory is applied in practice using studies in diverse K-16 settings, kindergarten through university contexts. By providing specific examples of critical literacy practice in the classroom and beyond, the book aims to help teachers, researchers and teacher educators make clear connections between theory and practice in critical literacy.

About the authors

Bogum Yoon, Ph. D. is an associate professor of literacy education in the Graduate School of Education at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She has worked in the field of language and literacy as a teacher educator both in South Korea and the United States. Yoon’s research areas include critical literacy, multicultural education, English language learners and cultural and social identity. Her most recent articles are published in the American Educational Research Journal, The Reading Teacher and the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. Yoon’s co-edited book, Teachers’ Roles in Second Language Learning: Classroom Applications of Sociocultural Theory has been recently published.

Rukhsar Sharif is a doctoral candidate at the Graduate School of Education at the State University of New York at Binghamton. She has taught preschool and elementary school students in New York and middle and high school students in Rwanda. Recently, she has been involved in conducting research in the fields of multicultural education and critical theory in the university context.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)
  • Rationales and Purposes of Book

    Pages 3-8

    Yoon, Bogum (et al.)

  • History of Critical Literacy Through the Various Theoretical Frameworks

    Pages 9-19

    Yoon, Bogum (et al.)

  • Critical Literacy in a Kindergarten Classroom: An Examination of Social Action

    Pages 23-40

    Rogers, Rebecca (et al.)

  • Afterschool MediaClub: Critical Literacy in a High-Diversity, High-Poverty Urban Setting

    Pages 41-56

    Dooley, Karen (et al.)

  • “It’s Our Writing, We Decide It”: Voice, Tensions, and Power in a Critical Literacy Workshop

    Pages 57-75

    Peterson, Katie (et al.)

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • ISBN 978-981-287-567-9
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $84.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-287-566-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $89.99
price for USA in USD
  • ISBN 978-981-10-1258-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Critical Literacy Practice
Book Subtitle
Applications of Critical Theory in Diverse Settings
Editors
  • Bogum Yoon
  • Rukhsar Sharif
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-287-567-9
DOI
10.1007/978-981-287-567-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-287-566-2
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-1258-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIX, 215
Number of Illustrations
2 b/w illustrations, 2 illustrations in colour
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