Critical Literacy Practice : Applications of Critical Theory in Diverse Settings

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 practi...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Yoon, Bogum (Editor), Sharif, Rukhsar (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Singapore Springer Singapore 2015, 2015
Edition:1st ed. 2015
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Part I Introduction: Overview of Book
  • Chapter 1 Rationales and Purposes of the Project
  • Chapter 2 History of Critical Literacy through the Various Theoretical Frameworks
  • Part II Critical Literacy Practice in Elementary School Settings
  • Chapter 3 Critical Literacy in a Kindergarten Classroom: An Examination of Social Action
  • Chapter 4 Afterschool Media Club: Critical Literacy in a High Diversity, High Poverty Urban Setting
  • Chapter 5 "It's our writing, we decide it:" Voice, Tensions and Power in a Critical Literacy Workshop
  • Part III Critical Literacy Practice in Secondary School Settings
  • Chapter 6 Complexities of Critical Practice: The Conflict between the Teacher's Ideological Stance and the Students' Critical Stance
  • Chapter 7 My Critical Literacy Journey in a Middle-Eastern EFL Classroom: Insights and Challenges
  • Chapter 8 Developing Critical Literacy in a Tenth Grade English Class
  • Part IV Critical Literacy in University Settings
  • Chapter 9 Challenges in Implementing Critical Literacy Practices in Remote Rural Teacher Education Programs
  • Chapter 10 Practicing Critical Literacy in Extra-Curricular Settings: Discourses of Power and Teaching
  • Chapter 11 Opposing Forms of Power through a University Student Labor Union's Advocacy for its Student Members
  • Part V Conclusion
  • Chapter 12 Discussion: Analysis of Themes across Chapter Studies
  • Chapter 13 Future Directions for Critical Literacy Practice.