A New Literacies Sampler
Michele Knobel, Colin Lankshear
Peter Lang, 2007 - Education - 251 pages
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.
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