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Issues in English Teaching : Issues in Subject Teaching - Jon Davison

Issues in English Teaching

Issues in Subject Teaching

By: Jon Davison (Editor), John Moss (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 16th December 1999
ISBN: 9780415206648
Number Of Pages: 304

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Issues in English Teaching invites primary and secondary teachers of English to engage in debates about key issues in subject teaching.
The issues discussed include:
*the increasingly centralised control of the curriculum, assessment, and pedagogy in the school teaching of English in England and Wales as a result of initiatives such as the National Literacy Strategy
*new technologies which are transforming pupils' lived experience of literacy or literacies
*the accelerating globalisation of English and the independence of other versions of English from English Standard English. A National Curriculum with a nationalist perspective on language, literacy and literature cannot fully accommodate English
*what has become 'naturalised' and 'normalised' in English teaching, and the educational and ideological reasons for this
*hierarchies that have been created in the curriculum and pedagogy, identifying who and what has been given low status, excluded or marginalised in the development of the current model of English.
Issues in English Teaching will stimulate student teachers, NQTs, language and literacy co-ordinators, classroom English teachers and aspiring or practising Heads of English, to reflect on the identity or the subject, the principles and policies which, have determined practice, and those which should influence future practice.

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'In Issues in English Teaching the editors John Moss and Jon Davison have provided some insightful contributions that make the collection well worth reading.' - Bethan Marshall, The English and Media Magazine

Introduction
Reading Rights and Responsibilities
Can Teachers Empower Pupils as Writers?
(Re)Defining Literacy
The Current State of Oracy
Drama Sets You Free - Or Does It?
What Is(n't) This Subject Called English?
'Correct' or 'Appropriate'
Variation in English: Looking at English from the Outside
Exploring Other Worlds: Escaping Linguistic Parochialism
Student Teachers and the Experience of English
The Cultural Politics of English Teaching
The Canon: Historical Construction and Contemporary Challenges
How Should Critical Theory Inform English Teaching
What Has Sexuality got to do with English Teaching
Gender Difference in Achievement in English - a Sign of the Times?
Literacy and Social Class
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ISBN: 9780415206648
ISBN-10: 0415206642
Series: Issues in Subject Teaching
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 16th December 1999
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 16.51  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.6
Edition Number: 1

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