Paying attention to texts: literacy, culture and curriculum

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Title Paying attention to texts: literacy, culture and curriculum
Author Beavis, Catherine Alice
Journal Name English in Australia
Year Published 2008
Place of publication Melbourne, Vic.
Publisher Australian Association for the Teaching of English
Abstract In his paper in English in Australia in 2002, Bill Green called for a literacy project of our own, and for the need to think again, and think newly about the place of literary literacy within contemporary curriculum. But what does literary literacy mean in curriculum that recognises a wide diversity of texts and literacies? If literature and close attention to the aesthetic and imaginative dimensions remain important, what kinds of texts should we value, and how should we attend to them? This article considers how such matters might be taken up with multimodal texts of different kinds.
Peer Reviewed Yes
Published Yes
Publisher URI http://www.aate.org.au/index.php?id=26
Alternative URI http://www.aate.org.au/view_journal.php?id=36
Copyright Statement Copyright remains with the author[s] 2008. The attached file is reproduced here in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher. For information about this journal please refer to the journal's website or contact the author[s].
Volume 43
Issue Number 1
Page from 22
Page to 31
ISSN 0155-2147
Date Accessioned 2010-03-10
Date Available 2011-10-18T07:24:45Z
Language en_AU
Research Centre Griffith Institute for Educational Research
Faculty Arts, Education and Law
Subject Multi-Discipline
URI http://hdl.handle.net/10072/32295
Publication Type Journal Articles (Refereed Article)
Publication Type Code c1x

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