New Literacies: Changing Knowledge in the Classroom
"The reader friendly and exhaustive approach to the subject matter yields a discerning and pleasurable reading on new forms of literacy...This up-to-date revision is relevant and useful."
Pragmatics and Cognition
"The important contribution that this book makes is the way in which it urges us to rethink literacy and the influential forces that are shaping new practices. So, if you already own a copy of the first edition, you need to buy the second edition; if you own neither, buy both – and if that’s not possible, buy the second edition and borrow the first! Because New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Classroom Learning is essential reading."
The first edition of this popular book explored new literacies, new kinds of knowledge and classroom practices in the context of the massive growth of electronic information and communication technologies. This timely new edition discusses a fresh range of practices like blogging, fanfiction, mobile/wireless communications, and fan practices that remix audio and visual texts. Revised and updated throughout, the book examines:
This new edition is essential reading for undergraduates and academics within literacy studies and for policy writers working within the area of digital literacy, new technologies or ICT development within education.
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Review: New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Classroom LearningUser Review - Ashley - Goodreads
This book is dense reading. If you can make it through the excruciating opening, you can get to some interesting sections. There is a lot of repetition in this lengthy book. Read full review
Review: New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Classroom LearningUser Review - Pam - Goodreads
okay, of all the books i read this semester, i actually ENJOYED this one! Read full review
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