Central issues in new literacies and new literacies research

Coiro, Julie, Knobel, Michele, Lankshear, Colin , and Leu, Donald J. (2008) Central issues in new literacies and new literacies research. In: Coiro, Julie, Knobel, Michele, Lankshear, Colin, and Leu, Donald J., (eds.) Handbook of Research on New Literacies. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, Taylor & Francis Group, New York, USA, pp. 1-21.

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Abstract

The Handbook of Research in New Literacies explores an increasingly urgent question for educational research: How do the Internet and other information and communication technologies (ICTs) alter the nature of literacy? The answers are likely to provide some of the most important insights about our literacy lives that we may acquire during this century. The answers will also be some of the hardest to obtain, largely because we currently lack adequate theories, constructs, and methods to match the complexity of the question. This volume begins the important work required to integrate the many insights found in multiple lines of research so that we might explore this question in all of the richness ,and complexity that it deserves.

Item ID: 7369
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
Keywords: new literacies; educational technology; educational research; computers; digital culture; communications
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ISBN: 978-0-8058-5652-1
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2010 23:47
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 75%
13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing @ 25%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950202 Languages and Literacy @ 50%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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