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Situated Literacies: Reading and Writing in Context

David Barton, Mary Hamilton, Roz Ivanič - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 222 pages
Situated Literacies is a rich and varied collection of key writings from leading international scholars in the field of literacy. Each contribution, written in a clear ...
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The Anthropology of Writing: Understanding Textually Mediated Worlds

David Barton, Uta Papen - Social Science - 2010 - 240 pages
The studies included in the book examine quotidien acts of writing and their significance in a textually-mediated world.
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Beyond Communities of Practice: Language Power and Social Context

David Barton, Karin Tusting - Education - 2005 - 243 pages
The concept of 'communities of practice' (Lave and Wenger 1991, Wenger 1998) has become an influential one in education, management, and social sciences in recent years. This ...
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Letter Writing as a Social Practice

David Barton, Nigel Hall - Literary Collections - 2000 - 262 pages
This book explores the social significance of letter writing. Letter writing is one of the most pervasive literate activities in human societies, crossing formal and informal ...
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Literacy Lives and Learning

David Barton, Roz Ivanic, Yvon Appleby, Rachel Hodge, Karin Tusting - Education - 2012 - 192 pages
Demonstrating what it is like to be an adult learner in today’s world, this book focuses on language, literacy and numeracy learning. The authors explore the complex ...
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Language Online: Investigating Digital Texts and Practices

David Barton, Carmen Lee - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2013 - 224 pages
In Language Online, David Barton and Carmen Lee investigate the impact of the online world on the study of language. The effects of language use in the digital world can be ...
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