Page to Screen: Taking Literacy into the Electronic Era

Page to Screen: Taking Literacy into the Electronic Era

by Ilana Snyder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415174643

ISBN-13: 9780415174640

Pub. Date: 12/28/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Hypertext, e-mail, word processing: electronic technologies have revolutionized textual practices. How does language on screen work differently from language on the page? What new literacy skills are needed and how do we teach them?
Page to Screen collects some of the best contemporary thinkers in the field of technology and literacy. They analyze the

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Hypertext, e-mail, word processing: electronic technologies have revolutionized textual practices. How does language on screen work differently from language on the page? What new literacy skills are needed and how do we teach them?
Page to Screen collects some of the best contemporary thinkers in the field of technology and literacy. They analyze the potential of the new forms of text, the increased emphasis on visual communication, new forms of rhetoric, learning in the age of global communication networks and new approaches to storytelling.
Page to Screen is compelling reading for anyone interested in Literacy Education, Language Studies, English, Library Studies, Multimedia and Communication Studies.
International contributors include Gunther Kress, Cynthia Selfe, Gail E. Hawisher and Colin Lankshear.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415174640
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/28/1997
Pages:
300
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

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