Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World / Edition 3by Donna E. Alvermann
Pub. Date: 07/01/2002
Publisher: Peter Lang Publishing Inc.
By embracing a rapidly changing digital world, the so-called millennial adolescent is proving quite adept at breaking down age-old distinctions among disciplines, between high- and low-brow media culture, and within print and digitized text types. Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World explores the significance of digital technologies and media in/i>… See more details below
By embracing a rapidly changing digital world, the so-called millennial adolescent is proving quite adept at breaking down age-old distinctions among disciplines, between high- and low-brow media culture, and within print and digitized text types. Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World explores the significance of digital technologies and media in youth’s negotiated approaches to making meaning within a broad array of self-defined literacy practices. Organized around a series of case studies, this book blends theories of an attention economy, generational differences, communication technologies, and neoliberal enactive texts with actual accounts of adolescents’ use of instant messaging, shape-shifting portfolios, critical inquiry, and media production.
Table of Contents
Contents: Donna E. Alvermann: Preface - Bertram C. Bruce: Diversity and Critical Social Engagement: How Changing Technologies Enable New Modes of Literacy in Changing Circumstances - Colin Lankshear/Michele Knobel: Do We Have Your Attention? New Literacies, Digital Technologies, and the Education of Adolescents - James R. King/David G. O’Brien: Adolescents’ Multiliteracies and Their Teachers’ Needs to Know: Toward a Digital Détente - James Paul Gee: Millennials and Bobos, Blue’s Clues and Sesame Street: A Story for Our Times - Margaret C. Hagood/Lisa Patel Stevens/David Reinking: What do THEY Have to Teach US? Talkin’ ’Cross Generations! - Kathleen A. Hinchman/Rosary Lalik: Imagining Literacy Teacher Education in Changing Times: Considering the Views of Adult and Adolescent Collaborators - Cynthia Lewis/Margaret Finders: Implied Adolescents and Implied Teachers: A Generation Gap for New Times - Josephine Peyton Young/Deborah R. Dillon/Elizabeth Birr Moje: Shape-Shifting Portfolios: Millennial Youth, Literacies, and the Game of Life - Carmen Luke: Re-crafting Media and ICT Literacies - Richard Beach/Bertram C. Bruce: Using Digital Tools to Foster Critical Inquiry - Michele Knobel/Colin Lankshear: Cut, Paste, Publish: The Production and Consumption of Zines - Allan Luke: What Happens to Literacies Old and New When They’re Turned into Policy.
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