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Understanding Difficulties in Literacy Development free pdf Based on current research, debates and concerns, this Reader adopts a cross disciplinary approach to understanding and working with those who experience difficulties with literacy. It provides a broad view of difficulties in literacy and related educational and curriculum learning issues across a range of ages, phases and settings. The Reader first considers questions of literacy, before going on to look at literacy development in relation to: issues and concepts in public reading debates- literacy curriculum policy contexts- community, family, society and individual identity- and, social justice and equity issues and learning disabilities. This Reader is relevant to all postgraduate students of Literacy, as well as educators, professionals and policy makers.

About Felicity Fletcher-Campbell

Dr. Gavin Reid is an international consultant and psychologist with consultancies in Canada, UK, Europe, Middle East, Asia and Australasia. He was visiting professor at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada in the Department of Education and Counseling Psychology and Special Education in 2007 and 2010. He is an ambassador for the Helen Arkell Dyslexia Centre in the UK and is also a consultant for the Child Enrichment Medical Centre in Dubai, the Centre for Child Evaluation and Teaching (CCET) in Kuwait and for the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe (ICEPE). He is also currently a consultant to the Open University in the UK and co-founder and director of the Red Rose School for children with specific learning difficulties in St. Annes on Sea, Lancashire, UK. He is a visiting educational psychologist to organizations and schools in Switzerland, the UK, Middle East, Asia and Egypt. He was formerly senior lecturer in the Department of Educational Studies (formally dept. of Special Education), Moray House School of Education, University of Edinburgh from 1991-2007. He has written twenty eight books on learning, motivation and dyslexia and lectured to thousands of professionals and parents in 75 countries. He has also had books published in Polish, Italian, Arabic, Hebrew, French, Chinese and Slovak. He is an experienced teacher with over 10 years experience in the classroom and has held external examiner appointments at 18 universities worldwide for Ph.D and masters courses. His e mail is gavinreid66@gmail.com and website www.drgavinreid.com

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Author : Felicity Fletcher-Campbell
Publisher : SAGE Publications Ltd
Data Published : 24 August 2009
ISBN : 1848607733
EAN : 9781848607736
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 276 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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