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📒Hunger Of Memory ✍ Richard Rodriguez
✏Hunger of Memory Book Summary : Hunger of Memory is the story of Mexican-American Richard Rodriguez, who begins his schooling in Sacramento, California, knowing just 50 words of English, and concludes his university studies in the stately quiet of the reading room of the British Museum. Here is the poignant journey of a “minority student” who pays the cost of his social assimilation and academic success with a painful alienation — from his past, his parents, his culture — and so describes the high price of “making it” in middle-class America. Provocative in its positions on affirmative action and bilingual education, Hunger of Memory is a powerful political statement, a profound study of the importance of language ... and the moving, intimate portrait of a boy struggling to become a man. From the Paperback edition.
📒Exploring Multimodal Composition And Digital Writing ✍ Ferdig, Richard E.
✏Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital Writing Book Summary : While traditional writing is typically understood as a language based on the combination of words, phrases, and sentences to communicate meaning, modern technologies have led educators to reevaluate the notion that writing is restricted to this definition. Exploring Multimodal Composition and Digital Writing investigates the use of digital technologies to create multi-media documents that utilize video, audio, and web-based elements to further written communication beyond what can be accomplished by words alone. Educators, scholars, researchers, and professionals will use this critical resource to explore theoretical and empirical developments in the creation of digital and multimodal documents throughout the education system.
📒Cultural Memory Of Language ✍ Susan Samata
✏Cultural Memory of Language Book Summary : "I can't even speak my own language," were the words overheard in a college staffroom that triggered the writing of this book. Calling something 'my own' implies a personal, proprietorial relationship with it. But how can it be your own if you cannot speak it? The Cultural Memory of Language looks at unintended monolingualism - a lack of language fluency in a migratory cultural situation where two or more languages exist at 'home'. It explores family history and childhood language acquisition and attrition. What is the present everyday experience of language use and life between two cultures? Examining interview data, Samata uncovers a sense of inauthenticity felt by people who do not fully share a parent's first language. Alongside this features a sense of concurrent anger, and a need to assign blame. Participation in the language, even to the extent of phatic or formulaic phraseology, occasions feelings of authentic linguistic and cultural inclusion. The book thus uncovers appreciable (and measurable) benefits in positive self-image and a sense of well-being. Looking at how people view language is essential - how they view the language they call their own is even more important and this book does just that in a qualified applied linguistic environment.
📒Affirmative Action ✍ M.J. Cosson
✏Affirmative Action Book Summary : Discusses the controversial viewpoints regarding affirmative action.
📒U S Latino Issues 2nd Edition ✍ Rodolfo F. Acuña Ph.D.
✏U S Latino Issues 2nd Edition Book Summary : A revision of the popular previous edition published more than a decade earlier, this work examines today's U.S. Latino population—now arguably the most important "minority group" in the country, with numbers well over 50 million strong in an increasingly diverse and integrated America. • Uses the latest census data to document the demographic growth of this group and its importance in immigration, the U.S. workforce, and voting in America • Examines the misconception that the growth of the U.S. Latino population is solely based on immigration when in reality more babies are birthed by native mothers than by newly arrived immigrants • Provides an insightful discussion of minority status in the United States—Latino or otherwise—that challenges readers to reconsider their attitudes about immigration, the value of immigrants in American society, and ethnocentrism
📒Multilingual Universities In South Africa ✍ Dr. Liesel Hibbert
✏Multilingual Universities in South Africa Book Summary : Focusing on the use of African languages in higher education, this book showcases South African higher education practitioners’ attempts to promote a multilingual ethos in their classes. It is a first-time overview of multilingual teaching and learning strategies that have been tried and tested in a number of higher education institutions in South Africa. Despite language-in-education policies that extol the virtues of multilingualism, practice remains oriented towards English-only learning and teaching. In the multilingual contexts of local campuses, this book shows how students and lecturers attempt to understand their multiple identities and use the available languages to create multilingual learning environments.
📒Diverse By Design ✍ Christopher Schroeder
✏Diverse by Design Book Summary : Cover design by Barbara Yale-Read --
📒Theoretical Models And Processes Of Reading ✍ Norman Unrau
✏Theoretical Models and Processes of Reading Book Summary : Aims to help educators understand reading and literacy research and to apply that understanding. Sections are: Perspectives on Literacy Research and Its Application: Processes of Reading and Literacy; Models of Reading and Writing Processes; Literacy's New Horizons: An Emerging Agenda for Tomorrow's Research and Practice.
📒Our Diverse Society ✍ David Wells Engstrom
✏Our Diverse Society Book Summary : Our Diverse Society is a follow-up to The Diverse Society: Implications for Social Policy (NASW Press, 1976) which presented the case for inclusion of ethnicity in the analysis of social problems and policy. Our Diverse Society builds upon that case and centers on the implications of diversity on social institutions and the role of social policy in enhancing or restricting diversity. This book was conceived as a culmination of scholarly work presented at the symposium, “Race and Ethnicity in American Life: Diversity and Society,” sponsored by the School of Social Service Administration at the University of Chicago in April 2005.
📒Keys For Writers Fourth Edition Custom Publication ✍ Ann Raimes
✏Keys for Writers Fourth Edition Custom Publication Book Summary :