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Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1528 .S77 2021
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"Organized in three parts, this book reframes common narratives about resistant writers, empowers teachers to design, lead and refine their workshop, and provides a toolkit to do so. The appendices and eResources included provide teachers with instructions for mini-lessons and learning targets that support multimodal composition, perfect for pre-service and in-service teachers."
English Teaching in the Secondary School
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1631 .F62 2015
"Guiding students and new teachers through the whole process of English teaching in the secondary school, this 4th edition has been fully updated to include: *a report of the most recent developments in national policy *discussion of multiple literacies and critical literacy *a new chapter on English as an additional language *a new chapter on cross curricular themes *new sections on approaches to the teaching of grammar *reflections on international developments in language teaching and their relevance *a guide to further reading on resources and research"
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB2844.1.R4 R83 2018
"The First-Year English Teacher's Guidebook offers practical advice and recommendations to help new English teachers thrive in the classroom. Each chapter introduces a concept crucial to a successful first year of teaching English and discusses how to incorporate that concept into your daily classroom practice. You'll find out how to: Clearly communicate instructional goals with students, parents, and colleagues; Incorporate students' out-of-school interests into the curriculum; Use assignment-specific rubrics to respond to student writing in meaningful ways; Integrate technology into ELA instruction; Conduct student-centered writing conferences; Make time for self-care and self-improvement. Additionally, the guidebook provides a number of forms, templates, graphic organizers, and writing prompts that will enable you to put the author's advice into immediate action."
Handbook of Early Literacy Research, Volumes 1-3
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1139.5.L35 H37
"The Handbook first addresses broad questions about the nature of emergent literacy, summarizing current knowledge on cognitive pathways, biological underpinnings, and the importance of cultural contexts. Chapters in subsequent sections examine various strands of knowledge and skills that emerge as children become literate, as well as the role played by experiences with peers and families. Particular attention is devoted to the challenges involved in making schools work for all children, including members of linguistic and ethnic minority groups and children living in poverty. Finally, approaches to instruction, assessment, and early intervention are described, and up-to-date research on their effectiveness is presented."
Handbook of Educational Psychology
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1051.H2354 2016
Part I. Psychological Inquiry in Education -- Part II. Functional Processes for Learning -- Part III. Learner Readiness & Development -- Part IV. Building Knowledge & Subject Matter Expertise -- Part V. The Learning & Task Environment
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LC149 2020
"The Handbook of Research on Cultivating Literacy in Diverse and Multilingual Classrooms is an essential scholarly publication that explores the multifaceted nature of literacy development across the lifespan in a range of multilingual contexts. Recognizing that literacy instruction in contemporary language classrooms serving diverse student populations must go beyond developing reading and writing abilities, this book sets out to explore a wide range of literacy dimensions. It offers unique perspectives through a critical reflection on issues related to power, ownership, identity, and the social construction of literacy in multilingual societies."
Call Number: UCF ONLINE General Collection -- LB1576.H234 2018
"Now in its fourth edition, the Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts...offers an integrated perspective on teaching the English language arts and a comprehensive overview of research in the field. Reflecting important developments since the publication of the third edition in 2010, this new edition is streamlined and completely restructured around "big ideas" in the field related to theoretical and research foundations, learners in context, and new literacies. A Companion Website extends and enhances the Handbook with a wealth of additional resources."
Call Number: UCF Main Library General Collection - 4th Floor -- PE1128.A2I58 2007
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""This two volume Handbook provides a comprehensive examination of policy, practice, research and theory related to English Language Teaching in international contexts. More than 70 chapters highlight the research foundation for best practices, frameworks for policy decisions, and areas of consensus and controversy in second language acquisition and pedagogy."
International Handbook of Literacy and Technology
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1050.37.H36 2006
"Volume I (Handbook of Literacy & Technology) endeavored to lay essential groundwork for the study of literacy and technology; it retains an explanatory value that will not weaken over time. Volume II differs considerably in conception. It assumes for the most part a higher level of expertise on the part of readers, and the projects and applications described by the contributors are characterized by greater sophistication. The scope of technology use is broader, and the challenges that have emerged are in sharper focus. A powerful feature of this volume is the addition of commentaries from experts across the field on the potential of technology in key dimensions of literacy. The title of Volume II has changed slightly to reflect the inclusion of contributions on a broad geographic basis. It is now a truly international Handbook, with chapter authors from six countries and five continents. The International Handbook of Literacy and Technology: Volume II is organized in five sections: *The Role of Technology in the New Literacies; *Technology Applications with Specific Populations; *Literacy Software and the Internet; *Teacher Education and Professional Development; and *The Potential of Technology in Key Dimensions of Literacy."
McGraw-Hill Education Handbook of English Grammar & Usage
"Whether your skills need drastic improvement or a quick brush-up, The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage will get your grammar back on the right track. Written by two expert grammarians, the book provides bottom-line definitions, tips, and simple rules that summarize the essentials you need to know. You'll find clear examples of usage and as well guidance on communication via text, email, and social media. The new, third edition of The McGraw-Hill Handbook of English Grammar and Usage features: *Straightforward explanations of common mistakes and why they happen *Hundreds of correct and incorrect sentence examples, with errors clearly marked *Quick tips for fixing your most stubborn grammatical mishaps *Catchy memory aids for writing correctly the first time, and more"
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1050.R635 2010
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"A comprehensive collection, the Handbook focuses on the three key areas of reading, writing, and language, and issues that cut across them. The international emphasis of all the chapters is extended by a final section that looks directly at different countries and continents. The authors address many key issues including: why pupil motivation is so important the evidence for what works in teaching and learning the place of Information Technology in the twenty-first century the status of English and other languages globalisation and political control of education."
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- LB1139.L3S247 2013
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"In the Handbook, readers will find coverage of all the key topics in early childhood literacy, including perspectives; literacy in families, communities and cultures; making meaning; literacy in preschool settings and schools, and various research methodologies."
Write to the Point
Call Number: UCF ARC General Collection -- PE1408 .L4113 2018
"In Write to the Point, accomplished author and literary critic Sam Leith kicks the age-old lists of dos and don'ts to the curb. Yes, he covers the nuts and bolts we need to be in complete command of the language: grammar, punctuation, parts of speech, and other subjects half-remembered from grade school. But more importantly, he charts a commonsense course between the "Armies of Correctness" and the "Descriptivist Irregulars." For Leith, knowing not just the rules but also how and when to ignore them--developing an ear for what works best in context--is everything. In this master class, Leith teaches us a skill of paramount importance in this smartphone age, when we all carry a keyboard in our pockets: to write clearly and persuasively for any purpose--to write to the point."
Catalog of library collections from the U.S. and around the world. The world's most comprehensive bibliography, with millions of records for books, periodicals, and other materials in 370 languages and covering information from 4,000 years of knowledge. Includes RLIN catalogs and the Union List of Periodicals.