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James Paul Gee
James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies and Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University. He is a member of the National Academy of Education. His books include: Sociolinguistics and Literacies (Fifth Edition 2015); Situated Language and Learning... show more



James Paul Gee is the Mary Lou Fulton Presidential Professor of Literacy Studies and Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University. He is a member of the National Academy of Education. His books include: Sociolinguistics and Literacies (Fifth Edition 2015); Situated Language and Learning (2004); An Introduction to Discourse Analysis (Fourth Edition 2014); What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy (Second Edition 2007); How to Do Discourse Analysis (Second Edition 2014); The Anti-Education Era: Creating Smarter Students through Digital Media (2013); and Literacy and Education (2015). Prof. Gee has published widely in journals in linguistics, psychology, the social sciences, and education.

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Birth date: April 15, 1948
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4/5/13 ** Fascinating, even if I weren't working in the field. The chapter on Shape-shifters and Portfolio people was especially enlightening in terms of the differences between babyboomers and millenials.Lots of ideas for characteristics of classrooms that would be more engaging than the standards...
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