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Edited By: Jill McClay and Clare Dowdall

Impact Factor: 0.378

ISI Journal Citation Reports © Ranking: 2014: 110/171 (Linguistics); 179/224 (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 2014

We are pleased to announce the 2015 winner of the Wiley & UKLA Literacy in Education Award, and the Wiley & UKLA Literacy in Education Special Commendation as presented at the 51st UKLA International Conference:

From Literacy

"How people read and write and they don't even notice": everyday lives and literacies on a Midlands council estate
Susan Jones

Guided reading: young pupils' perspectives on classroom practice
Veronica Hanke

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