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Unveiling the authoritative voice
In the current state of writing education, our prescriptivist, statistically-driven definitions of literacy squelch the life-affirming power of self-expression through literate acts. Moreover, such rigid exclusivism is ...
Teachers, policy, and dialogue
High stakes testing has had such a dominant influence on educational policy over the last quarter century that we are likely to label this period in the history of American schools as the standards period (Marshall, 2009). ...
Reading when they don't have to
This interview study set in a southeastern U.S. city used de Certeauian (1984), Foucauldian (1972/1969, 1979/1975) and Bakhtinian (1981, 1986) theories to investigate how twelve adult comic book readers' in- and out-of-school ...