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Edited By: Cathy Burnett and Julia Davies

Impact Factor: 0.343

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2013: 113/169 (Linguistics); 178/219 (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.

Publishing Research with Wiley: Understanding RCUK's Open Access Policies

New Editor Team for Literacy

Literacy and the UKLA are delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Clare Dowdall as Associate Editor. Clare is currently a Lecturer in Language and Literacy Education at Plymouth University, and will be joining the newly appointed Editor-in-Chief, Professor Jill Kedersha McClay (University of Alberta), commencing in November 2014. We welcome both editors to the team.

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

NEW! UKLA 50th Anniversary: A Special Virtual Issue

Edited by Cathy Burnett and Julia Davies

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:

Popular Culture and Curriculum
Clare Dowdall, Lalitha Vasudevan and Margaret Mackey
Volume 48, Issue 1, April 2014

Previous Special Issues include:

Narrative and Literacy
Edited by Gabrielle Cliff Hodges and Bronwyn Davies
Volume 47, Issue 1, April 2013

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