Paying attention to texts : literacy, culture and curriculum

Beavis, Catherine 2008, Paying attention to texts : literacy, culture and curriculum, English In Australia, vol. 43, no. 1, pp. 23-31.

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Title Paying attention to texts : literacy, culture and curriculum
Author(s) Beavis, Catherine
Journal name English In Australia
Volume number 43
Issue number 1
Start page 23
End page 31
Publisher Australian Association for the Teaching of English
Place of publication Brisbane, Qld.
Publication date 2008
ISSN 0155-2147
Summary 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.
Language eng
Field of Research 130299 Curriculum and Pedagogy not elsewhere classified
Socio Economic Objective 970113 Expanding Knowledge in Education
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30017148

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Education
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