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Title: Multiliteracies, E-literature and English Teaching
Contributor(s): Unsworth, Len  (author)
Publication Date: 2008
DOI: 10.2167/le726.0
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Abstract: The impact of information and communication technologies (ICTs) is changing the nature of literary narratives for children and the contexts in which they experience and respond to such narratives outside of school contexts. However, in the main, teachers do not feel confident or comfortable in the world of digital multimedia. Children's literature can bridge this intergenerational digital divide in the English classroom. This paper introduces frameworks that may assist teachers in negotiating curricular and pedagogic approaches with children using digital resources for developing literary understanding and literacy learning.
Publication Type: Journal Article
Source of Publication: Language and Education, 22(1), p. 62-75
Publisher: Routledge
Place of Publication: United Kingdom
ISSN: 1747-7581
Fields of Research (FoR) 2008: 130204 English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Peer Reviewed: Yes
HERDC Category Description: C1 Refereed Article in a Scholarly Journal
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