Reading Work: Literacies in the New Workplace This book is about understanding the meanings of literacies at work.
Reading without a search for meanings is a contradiction in terms. So,
too, is doing workplace literacy education without focusing on how
people make sense of texts at work.
Yet often, that is exactly what workplace educators are asked to do.
Cognition in A Digital World Massive changes are occurring in society regarding the delivery of information
to individuals and the way individuals process this information. These
changes happen at work, at home, and in schools; the Internet and the
World Wide Web (WWW) are changing people’s working lives, leisure
time, work settings, and educational...
Mediating the Human Body: Technology, Communication, and Fashion The increasing integration of the human body with technology is a topic that has
been attracting significant attention of late (for comprehensive reviews, see the
works of Fortunati, 1995, 1998, and Maldonado, 1992, 1997, 1998; see also Brooks,
2002; Hayles, 1999; Katz, 2003; Kurzweil, 2000; Moravec, 1999). Scholars, social
Pain: Psychological Perspectives This volume offers a state-of-the-art, comprehensive account of the psychology
of pain that encompasses clinical perspectives but also basic social and
behavioral science as well as biopsychological contributions to the field.
The relatively recent focus on pain as a subjective experience has led to
dramatic improvements in our...
Beyond Nature-Nurture: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Bates Beyond Nature-Nurture: Essays in Honor of Elizabeth Bates is a very special tribute to the University of California at San Diego psycholinguist, developmental psychologist, and cognitive scientist Elizabeth Ann Bates, who died on December 14, 2003 from pancreatic cancer. Liz was a force of nature; she was also a nurturing force, as is...
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