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Book

Morgan, Anne-Marie, Comber, Barbara, Freebody, Peter, & Nixon, Helen (2014) Literacy in the Middle Years : Learning from Collaborative Classroom Research. Primary English Teaching Association, Newtown, NSW.

Hall, Kathy, Cremin, Teresa, Comber, Barbara, & Moll, Luis C. (Eds.) (2013) International Handbook of Research on Children's Literacy, Learning and Culture. Wiley-Blackwell, Chichester, U.K..

Simpson, Alyson, White, Simone, Freebody, Peter, & Comber, Barbara (2013) Language, Literacy and Literature. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

Bloustien, Gerry, Comber, Barbara, & Mackinnon, Alison (2009) The Hawke legacy: towards a sustainable society. Wakefield Press, Australia.

Comber, Barbara, Nixon, Helen, & Reid, Jo-Anne (2007) Literacies in place : teaching environmental communications. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia.

Book Chapter

Comber, Barbara (2015) School literate repertoires : that was then, this is now. In Rowsell, J. & Sefton-Green, J. (Eds.) Revisiting Learning Lives : Longitudinal Perspectives on Researching Learning and Literacy. Routledge, London, pp. 16-31.

Mills, Kathy A. & Comber, Barbara (2015) Socio-Spatial Approaches To Literacy Studies : Rethinking the Social Constitution and Politics of Space. In Pahl, Kate & Rowsell, Jennifer (Eds.) The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies. Routledge, UK. (In Press)

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2014) Critical literacy across the curriculum : learning to read, question, and rewrite designs. In Pandya, Jessica & Avila, JuliAnna (Eds.) Moving Critical Literacies Forward : A New Look at Praxis Across Contexts. Routledge, pp. 83-97.

Comber, Barbara (2013) Literacy for a sustainable world. In Language, Literacy and Literature. Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, pp. 26-48.
Number of full-text downloads 141

Hall, Kathy, Cremin, Teresa, Comber, Barbara, & Moll, Luis C. (2013) Editors' introduction : literacy, learning & culture. In Hall, Kathy, Cremin, Teresa, Comber, Barbara, & Moll, Luis (Eds.) International Handbook of Research in Children's Literacy, Learning and Culture. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Inc., London, xxxvii-xlix.

Mills, Kathy A. & Comber, Barbara (2013) Space, place and power : the spatial turn in literacy research. In Hall, Kathy, Cremin, Teresa, Comber, Barbara, & Moll, Luis (Eds.) International Handbook of Research in Children's Literacy, Learning and Culture. Wiley-Blackwell Publishing Inc., London, pp. 412-423.
Number of citations in Scopus 1

Comber, Barbara (2013) Critical Literacy in the Early Years : Emergence and Sustenance in an Age of Accountability. In Larson, Joanne & Marsh, Jackie (Eds.) The SAGE Handbook of Early Childhood Literacy. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 587-601.

Dooley, Karen, Exley, Beryl, & Comber, Barbara (2013) Leading Literacies : Literacy Teacher Education for Inclusion and Social Justice. In Kosnik, Clare, Rowsell, Jennifer, Williamson, Peter, Simon, Rob, & Beck, Clive (Eds.) Literacy Teacher Educators : Preparing Teachers for a Changing World. Sense Publishers, Rotterdam, Netherlands, pp. 65-78.

Kerkham, Lyn & Comber, Barbara (2013) Literacy, place-based pedagogies and social justice. In Green, Bill & Corbett, Michael (Eds.) Rethinking Rural Literacies : Transnational Perspectives. Palgrave Macmillan, New York, pp. 197-218.

Hattam, R & Comber, Barbara (2013) The Primary School as a Logic Machine. In Ladwig, J & Albright, J (Eds.) On the within school stratification of social inequities of learning and achievement : the current state of knowledge and affairs in Australian and New Zealand schools. Australian Association of Research in Education . (In Press)

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2012) Collaborative inquiries into literacy, place and identity in changing policy contexts : implications for teacher development. In Day, Christopher (Ed.) The Routledge International Handbook on Teacher and School Development. Psychology Press, Taylor and Francis Group, London.

Nixon, Helen & Comber, Barbara (2011) Redesigning school spaces : creating possibilities for learning. In Sefton-Green, Julian, Thomson, Pat, Bresler, Liora, & Jones, Ken (Eds.) The Routledge International Handbook of Creative Learning. Routledge (Taylor and Francis Group), London, pp. 253-263.

Comber, Barbara (2010) Preface. In Jennings, L., Jewitt, P. T, Souto-Manning, M., & Wilson, J. (Eds.) Sites of Possibility : Critical Dialogue In and Out of School. Hampton Press, Creskill, N.J, vii-x.

Comber, Barbara (2010) Reading places. In Hall, Kathy, Goswami, Usha, Harrison, Colin, Ellis, Sue, & Soler, Janet (Eds.) Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Learning to Read : Culture, Cognition and Pedagogy. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), Hoboken, pp. 32-43.

Comber, Barbara (2009) Critical literacies in place : teachers who work for just and sustainable communities. In Cross-Cultural Perspectives on Policy and Practice Decolonizing Community Context. Routledge (Taylor & Francis), New York and London, pp. 43-57.

Nixon, Helen & Comber, Barbara (2009) Literacy, landscapes and learning in a primary classroom. In Somerville, M, Power, K, & de Carteret, P (Eds.) Landscapes and learning: Place studies for a global world. Sense Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 119-138.

Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2009) Sustaining the next generation of teacher-researchers to work for social justice. In Somekh, B. & Noffke , S. (Eds.) Handbook of Educational Action Research. SAGE Publications, London, pp. 177-185.

Comber, Barbara (2007) Assembling dynamic repertoires of literate practices : teaching that makes a difference. In Marsh, J. & Bearne, E. (Eds.) Literacy and Social Inclusion : Closing the Gap. Trentham Books, London, pp. 115-131.

Comber, Barbara & Cormack, Phil (2007) Constituting the teacher of reading in contemporary Australian literacy debates. In Openshaw, R. & Soler, J. (Eds.) Reading Across International Boundaries : History, Policy, and Politics. Information Age Publishing, Greenwich, CT, pp. 87-110.

Cormack, Phil & Comber, Barbara (2007) Doing justice : young people’s representations of the Murray-Darling Basin. In Potter, E., Mackinnon, A., McKenzie, S., & McKay, J. (Eds.) Just Water : Cross-disciplinary Conversations on Water Use, Culture and Meaning in Australia. Melbourne University Press, Carlton , Vic., pp. 134-152.

Comber, Barbara, Reid, Jo-Anne, & Nixon, Helen (2007) Environmental communications: pedagogies of responsibility and place. In Comber, B, Nixon, H, & Reid, J (Eds.) Literacies in place:Teaching environmental communications. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, pp. 5-18.

Reid, Jo-Anne, Nixon, Helen, & Comber, Barbara (2007) Teaching for environmental sustainability: Combining critique with hope. In Comber, B, Nixon, H, & Reid, J (Eds.) Literacies in place:Teaching environmental communications. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, pp. 142-154.

Comber, Barbara & Reid, Jo-Anne (2007) Understanding literacy pedagogy in and out of school. In Makin, L, Jones Diaz, C, & McLachlan, C (Eds.) Literacies in early childhood: Changing views, challenging practice (2nd edition). Elsevier Australia, Australia, pp. 43-55.

Janks, Hilary & Comber, Barbara (2006) Critical literacy across continents. In Pahl, K & Rowsell, J (Eds.) Travel notes from the new literacy studies : instances of practice. Multilingual Matters, United Kingdom, pp. 95-117.

Comber, Barbara (2006) Critical literacy educators at work : examining their dispositions, discursive resources and repertoires of practice. In Cooper, Karyn & White, Robert (Eds.) Practical Critical Educator : Integrating Literacy, Learning and Leadership. Springer, The Netherlands, pp. 51-65.

Comber, Barbara & Reid, Jo-Anne (2006) Literacy education : what's new and what needs to be new? In Doecke, B, Howie, M, & Sawyer, W (Eds.) Only connect : English teaching, schooling and community. Wakefield Press in association with The Australian Association for the Teaching of English, Australia, pp. 335-348.

Comber, Barbara & Kamler, Barbara (2006) Redesigning literacy pedagogies: The complexities of producing sustainable change. In Bokhorst-Heng, W, Osborne, M, & Lee, K (Eds.) Redesigning pedagogy : reflections on theory and praxis. Sense Publishers, The Netherlands, pp. 19-31.

Nixon, Helen & Comber, Barbara (2005) Behind the scenes : making movies in early years classrooms. In Marsh, Jackie (Ed.) Popular culture, new media and digital literacy in early childhood. RoutledgeFalmer, United Kingdom, pp. 219-236.

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2005) Children re-read and re-write their neighborhoods : critical literacies and identity work. In Evans, Janet (Ed.) Literacy Moves On : Popular Culture, New Technologies and Critical Literacy in the Elementary Classroom. Heinemann, Portsmouth, NH, pp. 127-148.

Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2005) Designing turn-around pedagogies and contesting deficit assumptions. In Comber, B & Kamler, B (Eds.) Turn-around pedagogies : literacy interventions for at-risk students. Primary English Teaching Association, Australia, pp. 1-14.

Comber, Barbara (2005) Interview with Barbara Comber. In Larson, J & Marsh, J (Eds.) Making literacy real : theories and practicies for learning and teaching. Sage, United Kingdom, pp. 61-67.

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2004) Children re-read and re-write their neighbourhoods: critical literacies and identity work. In Evans, J (Ed.) Literacy moves on : using popular culture, new technologies and critical literacy in the primary classroom. David Fulton Publishers, United Kingdom, pp. 115-132.

Journal Article

Comber, Barbara (2014) Critical literacy and social justice. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. (In Press)

Comber, Barbara (2013) High-stakes literacy tests and local effects in a rural school. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 36(2), pp. 78-89.
Number of full-text downloads 620

Comber, Barbara & Freebody, Peter (2013) Literacy education in a changing policy environment : introduction. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 36(2), pp. 65-66.

Mills, Kathy A., Comber, Barbara, & Kelly, Pippa (2013) Sensing place : embodiment, sensoriality, kinesis, and children behind the camera. English Teaching : Practice and Critique, 12(2), pp. 11-27.

Comber, Barbara (2013) Teachers as researchers : a ‘fair dinkum’ learning legacy. English in Australia, 48(3), pp. 54-61.

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2013) Urban renewal, migration and memories : the affordances of place-based pedagogies for developing immigrant students’ literate repertoires. REMIE - Multidisciplinary Journal of Educational Research, 3(1), pp. 42-68.

Comber, Barbara (2012) Mandated literacy assessment and the reorganisation of teachers’ work : federal policy, local effects. Critical Studies in Education, 53(2), pp. 119-136.
Number of full-text downloads 132
Number of citations in Scopus 12
Number of citations in Web of Science® 6

Comber, Barbara (2011) Changing literacies, changing populations, changing places - English teachers' work in an age of rampant standardisation. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 10(4), pp. 5-22.
Number of citations in Scopus 5
Number of citations in Web of Science® 3

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2011) Critical reading comprehension in an era of accountability. Australian Educational Researcher, 38(2), pp. 167-179.
Number of full-text downloads 404
Number of citations in Scopus 3
Number of citations in Web of Science® 1

Comber, Barbara & Cormack, Phillip (2011) Education policy mediation: Principals' work with mandated literacy assessment. English in Australia, 46(2), pp. 77-86.
Number of citations in Scopus 9
Number of citations in Web of Science® 4

Comber, Barbara (2011) Making space for place-making pedagogies : stretching normative mandated literacy curriculum. Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, 12(4), pp. 343-348.
Number of citations in Scopus 4

Hattam, R., Brennan, M., Zipin, L., & Comber, B. (2009) Researching for social justice: Contextual, conceptual and methodological challenges. Discourse, 30(3), pp. 303-316.
Number of citations in Scopus 13
Number of citations in Web of Science® 12

Cazden, C., Kwek, D., & Comber, B. (2009) Subject English in bilingual and multilingual settings: Embracing the linguistic other (Editorial). English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 8(2), pp. 1-5.

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2009) Teachers' work and pedagogy in an era of accountability. Discourse : Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 30(3), pp. 333-345.
Number of full-text downloads 714
Number of citations in Scopus 28
Number of citations in Web of Science® 19

Kerin, Rosemary & Comber, Barbara (2008) Assessing the risk and possibilities: Standardised literacy testing at Year 9. Curriculum Perspectives, 28(3), pp. 65-70.
Number of citations in Scopus 2

Prosser, Brenton, McCallum, Faye, Milroy, Philippa, Comber, Barbara, & Nixon, Helen (2008) 'I am smart and I am not joking': Aiming high in the middle years of schooling. The Australian Educational Researcher, 35(2), pp. 15-35.
Number of citations in Scopus 10
Number of citations in Web of Science® 8

Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2008) Making a difference: Early career English teachers research their practice. Changing English: studies in culture and eduction, 15(1), pp. 65-76.

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2008) Spatial literacies, design texts and emergent pedagogies in purposeful literacy curriculum. Pedagogies : An International Journal, 3(4), pp. 221-240.
Number of full-text downloads 250

Cremin, T., Comber, B., & Wolf, S. (2007) Literacy (Editorial). Literacy, 41(2), pp. 55-61.
Number of citations in Scopus 1

Kerkham, Lyn & Comber, Barbara (2007) Literacy, places and identity: The complexity of teaching environmental communications. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 30(2), pp. 134-148.

Nixon, Helen, Comber, Barbara, & Cormack, Phillip (2007) River literacies: Researching in contradictory spaces of cross-disciplinarity and normativity. English Teaching: Practice and Critique, 6(3), pp. 92-111.
Number of citations in Web of Science® 1

Comber, Barbara (2007) The work of women teachers in primary literacy education : knowing and doing. English in Education, 41(2), pp. 7-26.
Number of full-text downloads 153

Comber, Barbara (2006) Pedagogy as work: Educating the next generation of literacy teachers. Pedagogies: an international journal, 1(1), pp. 59-67.

Comber, Barbara, Nixon, Helen, Ashmore, Louise, Loo, Stephen, & Cook, Jackie (2006) Urban renewal from the inside out: Spatial and critical literacies in a low socioeconomic school community. Mind, Culture, and Activity: an international journal, 13(3), pp. 228-246.
Number of full-text downloads 588
Number of citations in Scopus 19

Thomson, P., Nixon, H., & Comber, B. (2006) A case of intention deficit disorder? ICT policy, disadvantaged schools, and leaders. School Effectiveness and School Improvement, 17(4), pp. 465-482.

Comber, Barbara (2005) Making use of theories about literacy and justice: teachers re-searching practice. Educational Action Research, 13(1), pp. 43-56.

Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2005) Turn-around pedagogies: improving the education of at-risk students. Improving Schools, 8(2), pp. 121-131.

Comber, Barbara & Kamler, Barbara (2004) Getting out of deficit: Pedagogies of reconnection. Teaching Education, 15(3), pp. 293-310.

Comber, Barbara (2004) Three little boys and their literacy trajectories. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy, 27(2), pp. 114-127.
Number of full-text downloads 199
Number of citations in Scopus 4

Kamler, Barbara & Comber, Barbara (2004) The new English teacher: Redesigning pedagogies. English in Australia, 2004(139), pp. 131-142.

Comber, B., Thomson, P., & Wells, M. (2000) Critical literacy finds a "Place": Writing and social action in a low-income Australian grade 2/3 classroom. Elementary School Journal, 101(4), pp. 450-464.
Number of citations in Scopus 23

Conference Paper

Burnett, Bruce M., Lampert, Jo, Patton, Wendy A., & Comber, Barbara (2014) Teacher education targeting high-poverty schools : the National Exceptional Teachers for Disadvantaged Schools program. In 2014 Annual Meeting of American Educational Research Association : The Power of Education Research for Innovation in Practice and Policy, 3 - 7 April 2014, Philadelphia, PA.
Number of full-text downloads 52

Lampert, Jo, Burnett, Bruce M., & Comber, Barbara (2013) Reflections from early career graduates of the exceptional teachers for disadvantaged schools project. In Education and Poverty : Theory, Research, Policy and Praxis : Proceedings of AERA Annual Meeting 2013, American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, Calif.
Number of full-text downloads 22

Comber, Barbara & Nixon, Helen (2012) Collaborative research into the affordances of place for primary school children’s literacy learning. In Fan, Si, Le, Quynh, Le, Thao, & Yue, Yun (Eds.) Proceedings of International Conference : Innovative Research in a Changing and Challenging World, Phuket, Thailand.

Report

Nixon, Helen, Comber, Barbara, & Kerin, Rosie (2009) Investigating literacy years 4-9 : a pilot. Final report. University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia.

Other

Comber, Barbara (2012) Foreword. Literacy and Education.
Number of full-text downloads 58

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