Academic literacy for education students by Judy SeligmannAcademic literacy for education students by Judy Seligmann

Academic literacy for education students

byJudy Seligmann

Paperback | February 15, 2012

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Academic literacy for education students is an accessible textbook which teaches reading and writing skills, particularly within the academic environment. The book will equip students to use a range of linguistic practices that they will need for their education studies, with a view toentering the teaching profession. Rather than studying skills separately and in isolation, they will understand the relevance of literacy practices and develop a variety of communicative practices, including different text types, genres and disciplines.
Dr Judy Seligmann is a Literacy consultant associated with the University of Johannesburg.
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Title:Academic literacy for education studentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:192 pages, 9.45 × 6.61 × 0 inPublished:February 15, 2012Publisher:OUPLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199045399

ISBN - 13:9780199045396

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Table of Contents

1. Considering the role of language in learning and teaching2. Identifying text types and genres in academic writing3. Linking personal and academic literacies with disciplinary discourse4. Applying skills and strategies to be read efficiently5. Developing an academic vocabulary to communicate effectively6. Recognising discourse markers that signal text functions7. Translating information visually8. Engaging in the academic writing process9. Contesting academic issues through argumentation10. Adopting new perspectives through research11. Referencing and documenting sources12. Creating a professional image through document design