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Containing advice, examples and exercises, this guide is intended to help students develop essential intellectual and study skills in reading, writing and reasoning. It encourages the development of skills in the reading and evaluation of texts and the use of a clear and effective writing style.
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Gavin Fairbairn is Professor of Ethics and Language at Leeds Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely and his books include Reading at University (Open University Press, 2001) and Becoming an Author (Open University Press, 2006).
Christopher Winch is Professor Educational Philosophy and Policy and Head of Department in the Department of Education and Professional Studies, King's College, London, UK. He has published widely in philosophy, linguistics and education.Review:
"Teachers working with young children, needing to inform themselves better about an aspect of the teaching of reading, will findthe reading suggestions for each entry very useful." - SpokenEnglish "...for students and teachers new to this complexfield, the handbook will provide an accessible and informative sourceof reference." - Child Education "RobinCampbell has been able to offer teachers, intending teachers andteacher-educators a remarkably usable book that should pay great dividends."- Reading "...a useful addition to ateacher-training or in-service library." - Educational Psychology "Students will find this book a little gem in helpingthem...to cometo grips with the many strands that have to be interwoven to teach reading effectively, and to understand the complexityof their role in the process and the skills they need to acquire." - Child Language Teaching and Therapy
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Book Description Open University Press, 1991. Condition: Good. This is an ex-library book and may have the usual library/used-book markings inside.This book has hardback covers. In good all round condition. Seller Inventory # 7796011
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Seller Inventory # GOR009469713
Book Description Hardback. Condition: Fair. A readable copy of the book which may include some defects such as highlighting and notes. Cover and pages may be creased and show discolouration. Seller Inventory # GOR009932046
Book Description Open University Press, 1991. Condition: Very Good. Seller Inventory # U9780335095964