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Multiple Literacies for the 21st Century / Edition 1

Multiple Literacies for the 21st Century / Edition 1

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This text contains a selection of presentations from the Second Watson Conference, a biannual, international conference hosted by the U. of Louisville. Twenty-three contributions provide narratives from differing settings and discuss various aspects of literacy and schooling, technology, other senses and capabilities, and critical thinking. A sampling of topics: violence, large-group literature discussions, electronic peer response, music for college freshmen, and local literacies and the lessons of the Heidelberg Project. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781572735378
Publisher: Hampton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/01/2004
Series: Research and Teaching in Rhetoric and CO
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.91(w) x 8.66(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Literacy Narratives: Literacy and Lives
1In the Hallways of the Literacy Narrative: Violence and the Power of Literacy15
2Connected Literacies of Adult Writers: Work Ethnography in College Composition39
3Where to Place the Lectern: How GTA Literacy Portfolios Inform Writing Pedagogy57
4The Space Between Public and Private: Women's Literacy in Rural Nebraska75
Literacy and Schooling
5"Is That What Yours Sounds Like?": The Relationship of Peer Response to Genre Knowledge and Authority93
6Meaning and Development of Academic Literacy in a Second Language115
7Enhancing Large-Group Literature Discussions129
8Literacy and Learning in Context: Biology Students in the Classroom and the Lab151
Literacy and Technology
9The Literacy of Electronic Peer Response175
10Toward a Theory of Online Collaboration195
11The Visual Verbal Rhetoric of a Web Site: MarineLINK as Imagetext Delivery System209
12Learning from Fatty Bear: Calling Forth Gender in Interactive Children's Multimedia Software227
13Professional Literacy Representing Teaching as Discursive Practice in Multimedia253
Literacy and Other Senses/Capacities
14ABC's and Amazing Grace: To Literacy Through Music for College Freshmen277
15Emotional Hegemony, Citizenship, and Popular Literacies in Composition: 1955-1965291
16Visual Images in the Chicago Defender: Sponsoring (Counter) Public Literacies313
17Conceptual Diversity Across Multiple Contexts: Student Athletes on the Court and in the Classroom331
18Multiplying Literacy = Adding Numeracy: Numbers and the Literacy Educator349
Critical Literacies and Critical Thinking About Literacies
19Savage (Il)literacies: Hunting the Realities of Injun Joe361
20Neither Distant Privilege Nor Privileging Distance: Local Literacies and the Lessons of the Heidelberg Project377
21Rhetorics of Race in Contestation: Reading for Written and Visual Literacies in The New Negro395
22Traveling to Literacies: A Journey Deep, Wise and Hard423
23A Reflective Moment in the History of Literacy435
About the Contributors441
Author Index449
Subject Index457

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