Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language: Contexts and Practices

Multicultural and Multilingual Literacy and Language: Contexts and Practices

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572309623
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 11/28/2003
Series: Solving Problems in the Teaching of Literacy Series
Pages: 338
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)
Age Range: 5 - 14 Years

About the Author

Fenice B. Boyd, PhD, is Associate Professor of Literacy Education in the Department of Learning and Instruction at the University at Buffalo — State University of New York. She earned her doctorate from Michigan State University in Curriculum, Teaching, and Educational Policy with a speciality in Literacy. Dr. Boyd's research centers on adolescents who struggle with literacy learning and schooling, students' responses to young adult and multicultural literature, and issues related to diversity in classrooms. At the University at Buffalo, she teaches master's and doctoral courses focused on reading comprehension research; adolescent literacy; language arts; young adult literature; and language, literacy, and culture.

Cynthia H. Brock, PhD, is Associate Professor of Literacy Studies in the Department of Educational Specialties at the University of Nevada, Reno. Her primary teaching interests include literacy instruction for children in the middle and upper elementary grades, literacy and diversity, and qualitative methods. Dr. Brock's primary research interests include studying the literacy learning of upper elementary children from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. She also explores how to work with preservice and inservice teachers to foster the literacy learning of children from diverse backgrounds at the upper elementary level.

Mary S. Rozendal, PhD, is Assistant Professor of Literacy Education in the Department of Learning and Instruction at the University at Buffalo — State University of New York. She teaches literacy methods courses that center on instruction for students with disabilities, teacher collaboration in general and special education, and classroom discourse.

Table of Contents

I. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
D. Creating Your Own Web ResourceI. Basic Map and Tools for Finding MI. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
D. Creating Your Own Web Resourceental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
I. Basic Map and Tools for Finding Mental Health Information Online
1. Why and How to Look Online
2. Knowing Where to Look Online
II. Getting Answers to Your Professional Questions
3. Finding Disorders, Subspecialities, Clinical, and Treatment Information Online
4. Locating Employment Opportunities through the Web
5. Online Education and Continuing Education Resources
6. Networking with Other Professionals Online
7. Researching Online: References and Databases
8. Professional Associations, Issues, and Ethics Online
9. Book Publishers, Bookstores, and Journals Online
10. Finding and Downloading Software Online
11. Online Therapy (E-Therapy) and Behavior
III. Patient Education Resources
12. General Consumer-Oriented Resources on the Web
13. Online Consumer Discussion and Support Groups
IV. Appendices
A. Glossary of Terms
B. Further Reading
C. How to Get Online
D. Creating Your Own Web ResourceD. Creating Your Own Web Resource

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Teachers, reading specialists, administrators, and teacher educators; education students and researchers. Serves as a core text in multicultural literacy methods courses.

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