9781853598616

Travel Notes from the New Literacy Studies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781853598616

  • ISBN10:

    1853598615

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2006-03-30
  • Publisher: Multilingual Matters Ltd

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Summary

This book joins two important fields, that of literacy and multimodality, with a focus on local and global literacies. Chapters include work on media, popular culture and literacy, weblogs, global and local crossings, in and out of educational settings in such locations as the US, the UK, South Africa, Australia and Canada.

Table of Contents

Global, local/public, private : young children's engagement in digital literacy practices in the homep. 19
Ned and Kevin : an online discussion that challenges the 'not-yet adult' cultural modelp. 39
Escaping to the borderlands : an exploration of the Internet as a cultural space for teenaged Wiccan girlsp. 57
Weblog worlds and constructions of effective and powerful writing : cross with care, and only where signs permitp. 72
Critical literacy across continentsp. 95
An eye on the text and an eye on the future : multimodal literacy in three Johannesburg familiesp. 118
Crossing the margins : literacy, semiotics and the recontextualisation of meaningsp. 147
From boardroom to classroom : tracing a globalised discourse on thinking through Internet texts and teaching practicep. 173
Corporate crossings : tracing textual crossingsp. 195
So, what about multimodal numeracies?p. 219
Transformative pedagogy : teachers creating a literacy of fusionp. 234
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