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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

March 2009 Volume 52, Number 6

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Learning Argument Practices through Online Role-Play: Toward a Rhetoric of Significance and Transformation

    Richard Beach & Candance Doerr-Stevens

    One important literacy practice is the ability to formulate effective arguments to convince others of the validity of one's position. In this commentary, the authors discuss the literacy practices ... More

    pp. 460-468

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  2. Teaching and Reaching the Millennial Generation through Media Literacy

    David Considine, Julie Horton & Gary Moorman

    These are times of rapid technological change that challenge all educators. The children currently in school--often referred to as the "Millennial Generation"--have always been immersed in... More

    pp. 471-481

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  3. Place-Based Essay Writing and Content Area Literacy Instruction for Preservice Secondary Teachers

    Mellinee Lesley & Marian Matthews

    As teacher educators, we discuss the ways place-based inquiry can be incorporated into content area literacy instruction with preservice secondary teachers to strengthen an understanding of... More

    pp. 523-533

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