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Edited By: Cathy Burnett and Julia Davies

Impact Factor: 0.294

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2012: 112/162 (Linguistics); 186/219 (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 winners of the Wiley & UKLA Literacy in Education Award, as presented at the Gala Dinner of the 49th UKLA International Conference:

From Literacy

Conceptualisations of literacy and literacy practices for children with severe learning difficulties
Hazel Lawson, Lyn Layton, Juliet Goldbart, Penny Lacey, Carol Miller

Click here to read the judges' comments.

And from JRR

Impact of early code-skill and oral-comprehension training on reading achievement in first grade
Maryse Bianco, Catherine Pellenq, Eric Lambert, Pascal Bressoux, Laurent Lima, Anne-Lise Doyen

Cilck here to read the judges' comments.

This award, launched in 2008, is given annually for research judged to be exemplary in either of UKLA’s journals - Journal of Research in Reading and Literacy.

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Call for Papers

Special Issue: Methodology Matters

Edited by Rosie Flewitt, Kate Pahl and Anna Smith

This Special Issue aims to highlight new directions in the field of literacy research methods and methodologies. Contributors are invited to submit articles that focus on participatory and collaborative methodologies, spatial and temporal methodologies, arts-based methodologies, innovative uses of digital devices and programmes for data collection and analysis. Quantitative and qualitative methods from across the disciplinary boundaries but which focus on literacy research are also welcome. Innovative and exploratory styles of writing and thinking are encouraged.

Read the full Call for Papers.

Deadline for submissions: 1st March 2014

Videos from Literacy

Literacy Videos

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.

Literacy Highlights

Virtual Issues

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:

Resources for Initial Teacher Education (ITE)

Special Issues

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