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Part A. The 'Why' of Literacies: 1. Literacies on a human scale; 2. The purposes of literacies; Part B. Approaches to Literacies: 3. Literacies pedagogy; 4. Didactic literacy pedagogy; 5. Authentic literacy pedagogy; 6. Functional literacy pedagogy; 7. Critical literacies pedagogy; Part C. The 'What' of Literacies: 8. Literacies as multimodal designs for meaning; 9. Making meaning by reading; 10. Making meaning by writing; 11. Making visual meanings; 12. Making spatial, tactile and gestural meanings; 13. Making audio and oral meanings; Part D. The 'How' of Literacies: 14. Literacies to think and to learn; 15. Literacies and learner differences; 16. Literacies' standards and assessment.

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This book provides an introduction to literacy pedagogy within today's new media environment.

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Mary Kalantzis is Dean of the College of Education at the University of Illinois. Bill Cope is a Professor in the Department of Education Policy, Organization and Leadership at the University of Illinois. Eveline Chan is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Education at the University of New England. Leanne Dalley-Trim is Dean and Acting Head of School in the School of Education at James Cook University, North Queensland.

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