Re-reading the reading lesson : episodes in the history of reading pedagogy
Green, Bill, Cormack, Phillip, & Patterson, Annette (2013) Re-reading the reading lesson : episodes in the history of reading pedagogy. Oxford Review of Education, 39(3), pp. 329-344.
Reading pedagogy is constantly an object of discussion and debate in contemporary policy and practice but is rarely a matter for historical inquiry. This paper reports from a recent study of the history of reading pedagogy in Australia and beyond. It focuses on a recurring figure in the historical record—the ‘reading lesson’. Presented as a distinctive trope, the reading lesson is traced in its regularity in and through the discourse of reading pedagogy, starting in 1930s Australia and moving back into 19th-century Europe, and with specific reference to the UK and the USA. Teaching reading is expressly identified as a moral project—something that, it can be argued, clearly continues into the present.
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|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Keywords:||Reading pedagogy, Reading lessons, Genealogy, Literacy|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education|
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2013 Taylor & Francis|
|Copyright Statement:||This is an Author's Accepted Manuscript of an article published in Oxford Review of Education, Volume 39, Issue 3, 2013 [copyright Taylor & Francis], available online at: http://www.tandfonline.com/10.1080/03054985.2013.808617|
|Deposited On:||26 Mar 2014 23:43|
|Last Modified:||04 Jul 2014 19:05|
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