Communication, Innovation and Education in the Electronic Age
Edited by Ilana Snyder
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Silicon Literacies by Ilana Snyder
Book DescriptionElectronic communication is radically altering literacy practices. Silicon Literacies unravels the key features of the new communication order to explore the social, cultural and educational impact of silicon literacy practices. Written by leading international scholars from a range of disciplines, the essays in this collection examine the implications of text produced on a keyboard, visible on a screen and transmitted through a global network of computers. The book covers topics as diverse as role-playing in computer games, the use of graphic symbols in on-screen texts and Internet degree programmes to reveal that being literate is to do with understanding how different modalities combine to create meaning. Recognizing that reading and writing are only part of what people have to learn to be literate, the contributors enhance our understanding of the ways in which the use of new technologies influence, shape and sometimes transform literacy practices.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415276689
(234mm x 156mm x 13mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 28-Mar-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Do we have a literacy crisis?Fierce debates in the media over how to teach children to read and write have reached new heights in recent years. The intensity of the debates is not surprising as literacy education matters to everyone, but there is collateral damage.
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Author Biography - Ilana Snyder
Ilana Snyder is Associate Professor in the Faculty of Education at Monash University, Australia.
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