E-Literature for Children
Enhancing Digital Literacy Learning
By (author) Len Unsworth
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E-Literature for Children by Len Unsworth
Book DescriptionAs ICT continues to grow as a key resource in the classroom, this book helps students and teachers to get the best out of e-literature, with practical ideas for work schemes for children at all levels. Len Unsworth draws together functional analyses of language and images and applies them to real-life classroom learning environments, developing pupils' understanding of 'text'. The main themes include: * What kinds of literary narratives can be accessed electronically? * How can language, pictures, sound and hypertext be analysed to highlight the story? * How can digital technology enhance literary experiences through web-based 'book talk' and interaction with publishers' websites? * How do computer games influence the reader/ player role in relation to how we understand stories?
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415333306
(234mm x 156mm x 12mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Feb-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Len Unsworth
Reading Visual Narratives, Paperback (April 2014)
This book offers new descriptions of the visual strand of meaning in picture book narratives as a way of furthering the project of 'multimodal' discourse analysis and of explaining the literacy demands and apprenticing techniques of children's earliest literature.
New Literacies and the English Curriculum, Paperback (November 2011)
New literacies are becoming increasingly important in the school classroom, Len Unsworth examines just how these can be used in the English curriculum.
Multimodal Semiotics, Paperback (October 2011)
An overview of the new developments and applications of social semiotic theory, pioneered by M.A.K Halliday.
Teaching Multiliteracies Across the Curriculum, Paperback (September 2001)» View all books by Len Unsworth
Outlines the basic theoretical knowledge that teachers need to have about visual and verbal grammar and the nature of computer-based texts in school learning. This book deals with the continuities and differences in the teaching of infants, children in the primary school and the transition to the first years of secondary education.
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Author Biography - Len Unsworth
Len Unsworth is Associate Professor in English and Literacy Education in the Faculty of Education at the University of Sydney.
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