Literary Education And Digital Learning

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Today's popularization of modern technologies has allowed literature specialists to access an array of new opportunities in the digital medium, which have brought about an equal number of challenges and questions.

Literary Education and Digital Learning: Methods and Technologies for Humanities Studies provides insight into the most relevant issues in literary education and digital learning. This unique reference fills a gap in literature teaching, covering literary aspects both from educational and research perspectives.

Topics Covered:

Collaborative learning

Computational linguistics

Computer-mediated communication

Distance learning

Game-based learning

Humanities and distance learning

Language technology

Literary styles

Text analysis

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781605669328
  • Publisher: IGI Global
  • Publication date: 4/28/2011
  • Pages: 254
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.63 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword: Lost and Found in the Reading Machine Michael Toolan x

Preface xxv

Section 1 Research

Chapter 1 Authorship Attribution and the Digital Humanities Curriculum Patrick Juola 1

Chapter 2 Multivariate Analysis of Stance in Fiction: A Case Study Lisa Lena Opas-Hänninen 22

Chapter 3 Literary Onomastics and Language Technology Lars Borin Dimitrios Kokkinakis 53

Chapter 4 Collocation as Instrumentation for Meaning: A Scientific Fact Bill Louw 79

Section 2 Education

Chapter 5 tEXtMACHINA: Or How to Account for the Methodological Particularities of the Humanities in the E-Learning Field Stefan Hofer Renée Bauer Imre Hofmann 102

Chapter 6 Plays Well with Others: The Value of Developing Multiplayer Digital Gamespaces for Literary Education Jon Saklofske 130

Chapter 7 Teaching Shakespeare in the Elementary School through Dramatic Activity, Play Production, and Technology: A Case Study William L. Heller 157

Afterword: Reading through the Machine David S. Miall 187

Compilation of References 199

About the Contributors 215

Index 220

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