Agency, Authority and Openness [chapter]

2017 Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory  
Introduction This entry examines academic literacies across the curriculum with respect to the orientations scholars have developed to the nature of the knowledge of reading and writing required for academic literacy and to the extent to which that knowledge is generalizable across different texts and different contexts. The focus is on reading and writing here as these are the most prevalent modes of participation in academic settings, recognizing both that students engage in a wide variety of
more » ... other literacies outside school and that both in-school and out-of-school literacies could be enriched by a more permeable boundary between those settings. The questions of if, when, and how learners transfer or appropriate knowledge across domains and contexts has long been of interest to # Springer Science+Business Media Singapore 2017 M.A. Peters (ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory,
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