Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures
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Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures by Jackie Marsh
Book DescriptionRecent work on children's digital cultures has identified a range of literacies emerging through children's engagement with new media technologies. This edited collection focuses on children's digital cultures, specifically examining the role of play and creativity in learning with these new technologies. The chapters in this book were contributed by an international range of respected researchers, who seek to extend our understandings of children's interactions with new media, both within and outside of school. They address and provide evidence for continuing debates around the following questions: What notions of creativity are useful in our fields? How does an understanding of play inform analysis of children's engagement with digital cultures? How might school practice take account of out-of-school learning in relation to digital cultures? How can we understand children's engagements with digital technologies in commercialized spaces? Offering current research, theoretical debate and empirical studies, this intriguing text will challenge the thinking of scholars and teachers alike as it explores the evolving nature of play within the media landscape of the twenty-first century.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415963114
(229mm x 152mm x 20mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 21-Nov-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Jackie Marsh
Making Literacy Real, Paperback (December 2014)
Updated with new chapters covering digital literacy, space and play, and multimodality, this new edition offers an overview of the major fields in literacy studies.
Changing Play, Paperback (January 2014)
The aim of this book is to offer an informed account of changes in the nature of the relationship between play, media and commercial culture in England through an analysis of play in the 1950s/60s and the present day.
Children, Media and Playground Cultures, Hardback (June 2013)» View all books by Jackie Marsh
Drawing on ethnographic accounts of children's media-referenced play, this book explores children's engagement with media cultures and playground experiences, analyzing a range of issues such as learning, fantasy, communication and identity.
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Author Biography - Jackie Marsh
Rebekah Willett is a lecturer at the Institute of Education, University of London, where she teaches on the MA in Culture, Language and Communication. Muriel Robinson is Principal and Professor of Digital Literacies at Bishop Grosseteste University College Lincoln. Jackie Marsh is Professor of Education at the University of Sheffield, UK, where she directs the EdD.
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