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Children Reading Print and Television Narrative : It Always Ends At The Exciting Bit - Muriel Robinson

Children Reading Print and Television Narrative

It Always Ends At The Exciting Bit

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Published: 24th July 1997
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Contrary to the popular assumption that television viewing is a very different process from book reading and inhibits reading in a variety of ways, the author argues that in fact the two activities can be mutually supportive and involve many of the same strategies. It may have implications for teachers as the book offers a research-based view and calls for a new emphasis in school practice which will include television as text and which supports children's developing abilities to make meaning from a range of texts. The author highlights the need for teachers to consider television in the same way as print media.

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Preface
Everyday Discourses about Children, Television and Readingp. 1
How Do We Read?p. 14
Language, Thought, Culture and Narrativep. 37
Making Sense of the Text in the Worldp. 56
The Expectations Children Have when Readingp. 80
Personal Response to the Textsp. 111
The Text as a Source of Meaningp. 131
Using Information from Outside the Textp. 152
Children Reading Print and Televisionp. 176
Bibliographyp. 187
App.: List of Transcriptsp. 194
Indexp. 195
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ISBN: 9780750706360
ISBN-10: 0750706368
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 208
Published: 24th July 1997
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.12
Weight (kg): 0.34
Edition Number: 1