A New Literacies Sampler / Edition 1

A New Literacies Sampler / Edition 1

by Michele Knobel
     
 

The study of new literacies is quickly emerging as a major research field. This book «samples» work in the broad area of new literacies research along two dimensions. First, it samples some typical examples of new literacies - video gaming, fan fiction writing, weblogging, role play gaming, using websites to participate in affinity practices, memes, and… See more details below

Overview

The study of new literacies is quickly emerging as a major research field. This book «samples» work in the broad area of new literacies research along two dimensions. First, it samples some typical examples of new literacies - video gaming, fan fiction writing, weblogging, role play gaming, using websites to participate in affinity practices, memes, and other social activities involving mobile technologies. Second, the studies collectively sample from a wide range of approaches potentially available for researching and studying new literacies from a sociocultural perspective. Readers will come away with a rich sense of what new literacies are, and a generous appreciation of how they are being researched.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780820495231
Publisher:
Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date:
01/28/2007
Series:
New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies Ser.
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
251
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Contents: Colin Lankshear/Michele Knobel: Sampling «the New» in New Literacies - Kevin M. Leander: «You Won’t Be Needing Your Laptops Today»: Wired Bodies in the Wireless Classroom - Jennifer C. Stone: Popular Websites in Adolescents’ Out-of-School Lives: Critical Lessons on Literacy - Jessica Hammer: Agency and Authority in Role-Playing «Texts» - James Paul Gee: Pleasure, Learning, Video Games, and Life: The Projective Stance - Rebecca W. Black: Digital Design: English Language Learners and Reader Reviews in Online Fiction - Angela Thomas: Blurring and Breaking through the Boundaries of Narrative, Literacy, and Identity in Adolescent Fan Fiction - Julia Davies/Guy Merchant: Looking from the Inside Out: Academic Blogging as New Literacy - Michele Knobel/Colin Lankshear: Online Memes, Affinities, and Cultural Production - Cynthia Lewis: New Literacies.

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