Learning for the Future: New Worlds, New Literacies, New Learning, New People

Mary Kalantzis, Gella Varnava-Skoura and Bill Cope (eds)

Published by The Learner Collection

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Book: Print $US44.00
Book: Electronic $US33.00

Examines ways the changing purposes of education influence the development of new identities and new human capabilities

International Journal of Learning, Volume 8. Book: Print (Paperback). Book: Electronic (PDF File; 912.607KB).

Prof. Mary Kalantzis

Mary Kalantzis is an Innovation Research Professor at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia and is President of the Australian Council of Deans of Education. She was a part time Commissioner of the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission from 1994 to 1997 and Chair of the Queensland Ethnic Affairs Ministerial Advisory Committee from 1995 to 1997. Her publications include co-authorship of Minority Languages and Dominant Culture with Cope and Slade (Falmer Press, London, 1989); Cultures of Schooling: Pedagogies for Cultural Difference and Social Access with Cope, Noble and Poynting (Falmer Press, London, 1990); and Productive Diversity (Pluto Press, Sydney, 1997). Her latest books are an edited collection, with Bill Cope, based on the work of the New London Group, Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures (Routledge, London, 2000) and A Place in the Sun: Re-creating the Australian Way of Life (Harper Collins, Sydney, 2000). Top

Dr. Bill Cope

With Mary Kalantzis, he has recently edited 'Multiliteracies: Literacy Learning and the Design of Social Futures' (Routledge, London, 2000). His other publications include co-authorship of 'Mistaken Identity: Multiculturalism and the Demise of Nationalism in Australia' with Castles, Kalantzis and Morrissey (Pluto Press, Sydney, 1992); and 'Productive Diversity', with Mary Kalantzis, (Pluto Press, Sydney, 1997). His two most recent books are 'A Place in the Sun: Re-creating the Australian way of life' (Harper Collins, Sydney, 2000) and 'White Man Dreaming: A History of Australian Nation Making' (Pluto Press, Sydney, 2000), both with Mary Kalantzis. Dr Bill Cope is also a Director of Common Ground Publishing.


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