Literacy in the Digital Age (2nd Revised edition)

Literacy in the Digital Age (2nd Revised edition)

By: R. W. Burniske (author)Paperback

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Literacy in the Digital Age shows teachers how to help students communicate clearly, accurately, purposefully, and tactfully using current electronic technology. With the main focus on literacy and critical thinking, this book explains how teachers can incorporate technology to advance students literacy skills and deepen their thinking about the content, perspective, and validity of information online. Specific case studies and teacher tips demonstrate how to strengthen students' skills as responsible online communicators, help them learn how to evaluate websites, and guide them in developing collaborative student projects.

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In Tribute Foreword by Donna Ogle About the Author Introduction Cyberwriter at Work: The Design of This Book How to Read This Book: A Linear Approach to Hypertext 1. Media Literacy: Broadening the Definition of Computer Literacy The Curricular Conundrum The Rhetorical Triangle: Ethos, Logos, and Pathos Media Literacy Challenge #1: The Rhetoric of Computer Advertising Is Everything an Argument? Media Literacy Challenge #2: Arguments "R" Us The Technology of Writing Media Literacy Challenge #3: Musical Chairs and Writing Technology Civil Literacy 2. Civil Literacy: The Cyberpilot's License The Cyberpilot's License Know Your Vehicle Rights and Responsibilities Who and What Rules the Airwaves? Piloting Skills & Netiquette Intellectual Property in Cyberspace: An Overview Civil Literacy Challenge #1: Borrowing Without Stealing Civil Literacy Challenge #2: Putting out the Flames 3. Discourse Literacy: Beyond the Chat Room Discourse Literacy Challenge #1: Hearing Voices Discourse Literacy Challenge #2: Imitating Voices Greater Expectations: Synchronous Online Discussions Case Study: Paul M. Establish the Rules, Play by the Rules Discourse Literacy Challenge #3: Role Playing Online Case Study: Online Role Playing Personal Literacy 4. Personal Literacy: Discovering Oneself Online Initiation Stories Fostering Personal Literacy Personal Literacy Challenge #1: The Why List Why Ask Why? Increasing Student Awareness Why Ask Why? Inviting Response Case Study: The Why List Online Personal Literacy Challenge #2: The Hypertext Why List Beyond Personal Inquiry: Community Literacy 5. Community Literacy: Composing Ourselves in a Virtual Community Community Literacy Challenge #1: The Sequential Story Case Study: A Telecollaborative, Sequential Story Community Literacy Challenge #2: Putting E-mail in the Right E-envelope Course Web Sites: A Community Work in Progress Visual Literacy 6. Visual Literacy: Web Sites, Rhetorically Speaking What Are You Looking At? Case Study: The State of The Onion Seeing Is Believing (and Other Satirical Lessons) Measuring the Sum of a Web Site's Parts Visual Literacy Challenge #1: The Rhetorical Analysis of Web Documents Visual Literacy Challenge #2: Web Sites and Evaluative Arguments Global Literacy 7. Evaluative Literacy: Peer Reviews, Electronic Portfolios, and Online Learning Records Evaluative Literacy Challenge #1: The Hypertext Writing Workshop Case Study: Electronic Portfolios Case Study: Online Learning Records Pedagogical Literacy 8. Pedagogical Literacy: Plugging Into Electronic Pedagogy Mr. Wynegar's Pastime: Tradition and the Individual Teacher Ms. Sabadilla and The Electronic Chalkboard Electronic Pedagogy: The Web Site Appendix: Index of Web Sites References Further Readings Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 05/02/2008
  • ISBN13: 9781412957465
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 152
  • ID: 9781412957465
  • weight: 426
  • ISBN10: 141295746X
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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