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Title: The Literacy Demands of the Teaching Workplace
Contributor(s): Feez, Susan  (author)orcid 
Publication Date: 2016
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18839
Abstract: The aim of a recent whole-school literacy project at a regional Australian secondary school, in partnership with a local university, was 'to show teachers how to embed sequences of explicit literacy teaching into their units of work' in order to help students learn the literacy practices of each subject area (Clary, Feez, Garvey and Partridge 2015, 32; see also Clary and Feez 2105). The school, with an enrolment of approximately 700 students and a staff of around 50 teachers, caters to the needs of students from diverse language and cultural backgrounds and with diverse needs, from high-achieving students to those who experience educational disadvantage.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Language at Work: Analysing Language Use in Work, Education, Medical and Museum Contexts, p. 129-143
Publisher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISBN: 9781443887113
Field of Research (FOR): 130106 Secondary Education
130202 Curriculum and Pedagogy Theory and Development
130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Socio-Economic Objective (SEO): 930202 Teacher and Instructor Development
930201 Pedagogy
939902 Education and Training Theory and Methodology
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/225818956
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Editor: Editor(s): Helen de Silva Joyce
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