Digital Literacies: Social Learning and Classroom Practices

Digital Literacies: Social Learning and Classroom Practices

by Victoria Carrington
     
 

ISBN-10: 1847870384

ISBN-13: 9781847870384

Pub. Date: 07/17/2009

Publisher: SAGE Publications

Digital technologies are an everyday part of life for students and this book explores the ways in which they can be used in schools. The authors provideinsight into the research on digital technologies, stressing its relevance for schools, and suggest ways to develop new, more relevant pedagogies, particularly for social learning, literacy, and literate practices.

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Overview

Digital technologies are an everyday part of life for students and this book explores the ways in which they can be used in schools. The authors provideinsight into the research on digital technologies, stressing its relevance for schools, and suggest ways to develop new, more relevant pedagogies, particularly for social learning, literacy, and literate practices. With a practical focus, the examples and issues explored in this book will help you to analyze your own practice and to carry out your own small-scale research projects.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781847870384
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
07/17/2009
Series:
Published in association with the UKLA Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
184
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Contentious Technologies - Victoria Carrington and Muriel Robinson
PART A - DIGITAL TEXTS IN AND OUT OF SCHOOL
Young people's video productions as new sites of learning - Rebekah Willet
A space for play: crossing boundaries and learning online - Julia Davies
Masters and critics: children as producers of online digital texts - Clare Dowdall
PART B - CHANGING LITERACIES
From Wikipedia to the humble classroom Wiki: why we should pay attention to Wikis - Victoria Carrington
Negotiating the blogosphere: educational possibilities - Julia Davies and Guy Merchant
Virtual worlds in real life classrooms - Guy Merchant
PART C - CHANGING LITERACIES, CHANGING PEDAGOGIES
Personal digital literacies versus classroom literacies: investigating pre-service teachers' digital lives in and beyond the classroom - Cathy Burnett
Digital portraits: teacher education and multiliteracies pedagogy - Rosie Kerin
Composing with Old and New Media: Toward a Parallel Pedagogy - Kevin Leander
PART D - INTERCONNECTIVITY
Conclusion: leaving Hong Kong - Muriel Robinson and Victoria Carrington

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