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Literacy and Learning: Reflections on Writing, Reading, and Society

Literacy and Learning: Reflections on Writing, Reading, and Society

Author(s): Deborah Brandt
ISBN13: 9780470401347
ISBN10: 0470401346
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 224
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Year Publish: 2009 May

Deborah Brandt, a recipient of the Grawemeyer Award, is one of the most influential figures in literacy and education. Brandt has dedicated her career to the status of reading and writing in the United States. Her literacy research is renowned and widely studied. Literacy and Learning is an important collection of Brandt’s work that includes a combination of previously published essays, previously unpublished talks, and new work.

About the Authors:

Deborah Brandt is professor of English at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and a former visiting scholar at the U.S. Department of Education. Her first book, Literacy as Involvement, won the National Council of Teachers of English David H. Russell Award for Distinguished Research in the Teaching of English. Her most recent book, Literacy in American Lives, won the 2002 Mina P. Shaughnessy Prize from the Modern Language Association and the Outstanding Book Award from the Conference on College Composition and Communication. She was the recipient of the Grawemeyer Award in 2003.