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Literacy and Learning: Reflections on Writing, Reading, and Society

Literacy and Learning: Reflections on Writing, Reading, and Society

Deborah Brandt

ISBN: 978-0-470-40134-7

May 2009, Jossey-Bass

224 pages

Select type: Hardcover

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$24.95

Description

Deborah Brandt, a recipient of the Grawemeyer Award, is one of the most influential figures in literacy and education. Brandt has dedicated her career to the status of reading and writing in the United States. Her literacy research is renowned and widely studied. Literacy and Learning is an important collection of Brandt’s work that includes a combination of previously published essays, previously unpublished talks, and new work.
Introduction: Writing at the Speed of Change.

The Grawemeyer Award in Education: A Conversation with Deborah Brandt.

1. Sponsors of Literacy.

2. Literacy in American Lives: Living and Learning in a Sea of Change.

3. Accumulating Literacy: Writing and Learning to Write in the Twentieth Century.

4. Remembering Writing, Remembering Reading.

5. Writing for a Living: Literacy and the Knowledge Economy.

6. The Status of Writing.

7. How Writing Is Remaking Reading.

Conclusion: An Excerpt from Literacy in American Lives.

Index.