Edited By: Cathy Burnett and Julia Davies
Impact Factor: 0.4
ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2011: 91/162 (Linguistics); 150/206 (Education & Educational Research)
Online ISSN: 1741-4369
Associated Title(s): Journal of Research in Reading
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The UKLA and Wiley-Blackwell Research in Literacy Education Award 2013
We are pleased to announce the 2013 shortlisted articles from Literacy:
Conceptualisations of literacy and literacy practices for children with severe learning difficulties
Hazel Lawson, Lyn Layton, Juliet Goldbart, Penny Lacey, Carol Miller
Assumptions and practices in using digital technologies to teach writing in middle-level classrooms across Canada
Shelley Stagg Peterson, Jill Kedersha McClay
Policy and the search for explanations for the gender gap in literacy attainment
(Volume 45, Issue 3, November 2011)
This award, launched in 2008, is given annually for research judged to be exemplary in either of UKLA’s journals - Literacy and Journal of Research in Reading. For more information and to view past winners, visit the UKLA website.
The 2013 winner will be announced at the 49th UKLA International Conference.
Liverpool Hope University
Friday 5th to Sunday 7th July 2013
Download the call for papers guidance or submit your proposal online - visit the UKLA website for more details.
Publishing Research with Wiley: Understanding RCUK's Open Access Policies
CALL FOR PAPERS: Popular Culture and Curriculum
Call for Paper: Special Issue of Literacy on Popular Culture and Curriculum
Edited by Clare Dowdall, Lalitha Vasudevan and Margaret Mackey
This special edition of Literacy, focusing on popular culture and curriculum, aims to explore different perspectives about the place of popular culture within children’s literacy education. Contributors are invited to submit articles that focus on popular culture, curriculum and literacy from different theoretical, pedagogical, practical, policy and/ or research perspectives. Click here for more information.
Please refer to the Literacy Author Guidelines before submission.
Deadline: 30th June 2013
Please mark submissions: Special Issue: Popular Culture and Curriculum
NEW - Videos from Literacy
Eve Bearne, Convenor of the Publications sub-committee at UKLA, describes the kind of articles published in Literacy and common pitfalls that prospective contributors should avoid.
Andrew Lambirth, Literacy editorial board member, explains how to turn your dissertation into a journal article.
Featuring content from Literacy and Journal of Research in Reading:
Reading, Writing and Technology: A Joint Virtual Issue
Edited by Cathy Burnett, Julia Davies and Clare Wood
Also available, a collection of articles recommended by the Literacy Editors for those studying Initial Teacher Education:
Read the most recent Special Issue online:
Narrative and Literacy
Edited by Gabrielle Cliff Hodges and Bronwyn Davies
Volume 47, Issue 1, April 2013
Previous Special Issues include:
Literacy and Politics
Edited by Janet Soler and Andrew Lambirth
Volume 45, Issue 3, November 2011
Power of the Text
Edited by Vivienne Smith and Margaret Mackey
Volume 44, Issue 2, July 2010