Digital Literacies: concepts, policies and practices

Lankshear, Colin, and Knobel, Michele (2008) Digital Literacies: concepts, policies and practices. New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies, 30 . Peter Lang Publishing, New York, USA.

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Abstract

This book brings together a group of internationally-reputed authors in the field of digital literacy. Their essays explore a diverse range of the concepts, policies and practices of digital literacy, and discuss how digital literacy is related to similar ideas: information literacy, computer literacy, media literacy, functional literacy and digital competence. It is argued that in light of this diversity and complexity, it is useful to think of digital literacies - the plural as well the singular. The first part of the book presents a rich mix of conceptual and policy perspectives; in the second part contributors explore social practices of digital remixing, blogging, online trading and social networking, and consider some legal issues associated with digital media.

Item ID: 27788
Item Type: Book (Edited)
ISBN: 978-1-4331-0168-7
ISSN: 1523-9543
Keywords: information literacy, digital culture, internet literacy, media, education policy, communications
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2013 06:36
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing @ 34%
13 EDUCATION > 1399 Other Education > 139999 Education not elsewhere classified @ 33%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2099 Other Language, Literature and Culture > 209999 Language, Communication and Culture not elsewhere classified @ 33%
SEO Codes: 93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 50%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950202 Languages and Literacy @ 50%
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