Browse by Subject "literacy"
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"Real Talk": The Participation of African American and Caribbean American Young Men in a Middle School Book Club (2011-01-14)My dissertation research examines what happens when four middle school boys of African descent (African American and Caribbean American) gather to read a shared text in a series of classroom book clubs. I draw on ...
Reconfiguring racial uplift: church-sponsored African American rhetorical work in the early twentieth century (2013-08-22)This dissertation contends that members of African American communities have asserted their citizenship early in the twentieth century in predominantly white locations via the display of their rhetorical work, which black ...
(2012-05-22)Millie Garfield gets out of bed each morning and makes a cup of coffee. She then goes to her computer and starts her day with a review of her favorite blogs, a visit to her son’s Twitter page, and a quick scan of reader ...
(2014-05-30)An ethnographic study of literacy histories of Romanian (im)migrants in the U.S., my dissertation explores the role of literacy brokers in the context of the transnational movement of people and texts. While recent scholarly ...
(Center for the Study of Reading, University of Illinois, 1995-11)This paper surveys five broad areas in which important and dramatic changes are occurring today. The first concerns democracy, and in particular, the issue of universal literacy; the second relates to work, with a focus ...
(2014-05-30)Drawing on sociocultural and critical approaches to language and literacy and taking aesthetic experiences to be characterized by the simultaneous stimulation of one’s senses and emotions, this project identifies style ...