Teaching College-Level Disciplinary Literacy

Teaching College-Level Disciplinary Literacy Strategies and Practices in STEM and Professional Studies

Hardback (29 Apr 2020) | English

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Synopsis

This volume foregrounds the disciplinary literacy approach to college teaching and learning with in-depth discussions of theory and research, as well as extensive classroom illustrations. Built upon the current work of READ (Reading Effectively Across the Disciplines), a disciplinary literacy program at New York City College of Technology, it presents a broad collection of methodologies, strategies, and best practices with discipline-specific considerations. It offers an overview of the program informed by evidence-based research and practices in college disciplinary learning, describing how its unique model addresses the literacy needs of students in STEM and professional studies. Chapter authors, including administrators, literacy specialists, and content experts discuss program design, professional development, and assessments. They also outline strategies to foster disciplinary literacy pedagogy and college success in five content areas, including Accounting, Architecture, Biology, Electromechanical Engineering, and Mathematics.

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Book information

ISBN: 9783030398033
Publisher: Springer International Publishing
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Pub date:
DEWEY: 808.0420711
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 230
Weight: 570g
Height: 210mm
Width: 148mm
Spine width: 21mm