Community-Based Multiliteracies and Digital Media Projects: Questioning Assumptions and Exploring Realities

Community-Based Multiliteracies and Digital Media Projects: Questioning Assumptions and Exploring Realities


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781433119750
Publisher: Peter Lang Inc., International Academic Publishers
Publication date: 04/28/2014
Series: New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies Series , #63
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 258
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Heather M. Pleasants received her PhD in educational psychology with a specialization in language, literacy, and learning from Michigan State University. She is a past Spencer Dissertation Fellow and is a writer, ethnographer, and the Director for Community Education at the University of Alabama.
Dana E. Salter is completing her PhD in curriculum and instruction from McGill University and is the Community Outreach Specialist for the Alonzo A. Crim Center for Urban Educational Excellence at Georgia State University.

Table of Contents

Contents: Lalitha Vasudevan: The Complicated Work of «Making the Familiar Strange» in Community-Based Literacies Research and Practice – Heather M. Pleasants/Dana E. Salter: Writing Oneself into the Story – Amy Hill: Digital Storytelling and the Politics of Doing Good: Exploring the Ethics of Bringing Personal Narratives into Public Spheres – Ed Lee/Liz Miller: Entry Point: Participatory Media-Making with Queer and Trans Refugees: Social Locations, Agendas and Thinking Structurally – Pip Hardy/Tony Sumner: Our Stories, Ourselves: Exploring Identities, Sharing Experiences and Building Relationships through Patient Voices – Diana J. Nucera/Jeanette Lee: I Transform Myself, I Transform the World Around Me – Jason Edward Lewis/Skawennati Fragnito: You Want to Do What with Doda’s Stories? Building a Community for the Skins Workshops on Aboriginal Storytelling in Digital Media – Jesikah Maria Ross: Adventures in Community Media: Experiments, Findings, and Strategies for Change – Rob Simon/Jason Brennan/Sandro Bresba/Sara DeAngelis/Will Edwards/Helmi Jung/Anna Pisecny: The Teaching to Learn Project: Investigating Literacy through Intergenerational Inquiry – Josh Schachter/Julie Kasper: Finding Voice: Building Literacies and Communities Inside and Outside the Classroom – Ouida Washington/Derek Koen: Visions Beyond the Bricks: Reflections on Engaging Communities to Support Black Male Youth – Kofi Larweh/Jonathan Langdon: Seeing the Synergy in the Signals: Reflections on Weaving Projects into Social Movement Mobilizing through Community Radio.

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