The Resource Academic literacy

Academic literacy

Label
Academic literacy
Title
Academic literacy
Contributor
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In Academic literacy viewers get a glimpse into Robin Turner's classroom, where many students are the first in their families to attend high school, let alone college. Robin employs careful, systematic and rigorous methods to help students acquire the literacy skills they need to succeed in even the most elite college programs. These methods include the use of short, sophisticated texts; practice in academic writing genres; ongoing guided discussion; mastery of literary and technical terms; involvement of families; and peer mentoring from older high school students and graduates of the program who have moved on to successful college careers. Practical, thoughtful and inspiring, Academic Literacy demonstrates that when we combine higher standards with appropriately targeted literacy support, students who are often left behind in traditional tracked high school programs succeed beyond our greatest expectations. About the author: Robin Turner received his bachelor's degree from California State University Fullerton in English, and his master's degree in American Studies. He's been an English teacher and Puente writing coach at Magnolia High School in Anaheim, California, for seventeen years. He is also a part-time college instructor. Learning about how his students see the world is just one of the reasons why Robin loves to teach. "I love those moments when students receive acceptance letters from colleges and universities, and feel privileged to witness those brief moments where a life's dream is realized," he says
Cataloging source
UtOrBLW
Characteristic
videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Stenhouse Publishers in 2008
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  • Turner, Robin
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
32
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  • Documentary television programs
  • High school students
  • Literacy programs
Technique
live action
Label
Academic literacy
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1110589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 34 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1110589
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)897771462
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other
Label
Academic literacy
Link
Publication
Note
Title from title frames
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
kan1110589
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, approximately 34 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Governing access note
Access restricted to registered members of City Libraries
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
c
Medium for sound
other
Other physical details
digital, .flv file, sound.
Publisher number
1110589
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • remote
  • other
System control number
(OCoLC)897771462
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Video recording format
other

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