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Title Teenagers and reading : literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices / edited by Jacqueline Manuel and Sue Brindley.

Published Kent Town, S. Aust. : Wakefield Press in association with the Australian Association for the Teaching of English, 2012.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  028.535 TEEN    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 289 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series AATE interface series.
AATE interface series.
Notes AATE (Australian Association for the Teaching of English).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents How well (s)he's read: from sandbox to silicon screen / Cal Durrant -- Teenagers and reading: literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices / Jacqueline Manuel -- Why literature matters / Libby Gleeson -- Reading lives: teenagers' reading practices and preferences / Jacqueline Manuel -- Reading and secondary school English: historical contexts for some contemporary English in education theory and practice / Paul Brock -- A call for action: building bridges between literacy in school and out / Jeffrey D. Wilhelm, Michael W. Smith -- What we know about teenagers and reading: a survey of research findings / Maxine Broughton, Jacqueline Manuel -- Reading real life writing / Alice Hall, Christine Hall -- Teenagers and reading in school: some observations on Australian senior secondary English reading lists / Don Carter -- Really teaching reading: revisiting a MyRead strategy in a secondary English classroom / Rita van Haren, Janette Vervoorn -- Using drama to teach difficult texts / Kelly Freebody, John Hughes -- Crossing borders: reading indigenous playtexts in White classrooms / Matthew Clausen, Michael Anderson -- Books and blogs: promoting reading achievement in digital contexts / Kerry-Ann O'Sullivan -- How to read a film: experiential approaches to film learning / Miranda Jefferson -- Teenagers and reading. 1. Factors influencing reading (under)achievement / Jacqueline Manuel -- Teenagers and reading. Creating creative reading spaces / Jacqueline Manuel -- Practical strategies for engaging teenagers in reading / Jacqueline Manuel.
Summary "Teenagers and Reading: Literary heritages, cultural contexts and contemporary reading practices brings together international research and practical perspectives on the current state of teenagers' reading. The contributions by teachers, researchers and other educators explore the 'what, how, when, where, and why' of adolescents' reading, advancing our understanding of the relationships between and among teenage readers, texts and contexts." -- Back cover.
Other author Manuel, Jacqueline.
Brindley, Susan, 1951-
Australian Association for the Teaching of English.
Subject Youth -- Books and reading.
Children -- Books and reading.
Books and reading.
Variant Title Teenagers & reading.
ISBN 9781743050972 (paperback)