Literate Lives in the Information Age

[BOOKS] ✸ Literate Lives in the Information Age  By Cynthia L. Selfe – Derbybusinesscentres.co.uk
  • Paperback
  • 272 pages
  • Literate Lives in the Information Age
  • Cynthia L. Selfe
  • English
  • 14 May 2018
  • 0805843140

About the Author: Cynthia L. Selfe

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Literate Lives in the Information Age This Book Chronicles The Development Of Electronic Literacies Through The Stories Of Individuals With Varying Backgrounds And Skills Authors Cynthia L Selfe And Gail E Hawisher Employ These Stories To Begin Tracing Technological Literacy As It Has Emerged Over The Last Few Decades Within The United States They Selected Case Studies From The Corpus Of Than People Who Participated In Interviews Or Completed A Technological Literacy Questionnaire During Six Years Of Their Study The Book Is Organized Into Seven Chapters That Follow The Participants In Their Efforts To Acquire Varying Degrees Of Technological Literacy Each Chapter Situates The Participants Life History Accounts In The Cultural Ecology Of The Time, Tracing Major Political, Economic, Social, And Educational Events, Factors, And Trends That May Have Influenced And Been Influenced By Literacy Practices And Values These Literacy Histories Are Richly Sown With Information That Can Help Those In Composition And Writing Studies Situate The Processes Of Acquiring The Literacies Of Technology In Specific Cultural, Material, Educational, And Familial ContextsThese Case Studies Provide Initial Clues About Combinations Of Factors That Affect And Are Affected By Technological Literacy Acquisition And Development The First Hand Accounts Presented Here Offer, In Abundant Detail, Everyday Literacy Experiences That Can Help Educators, Parents, Policymakers, And Writing Teachers Respond To Today S Students In Informed Ways

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  1. says:

    I guess I expectedfrom this book than a handful of boring biographical narratives Jane grew up in Town X There were social upheavals Today, Jane uses her computer to check her email There wasn t any clear conclusion or analysis of trends in the use of computers and electronic media Also, I assumed that there would bewritten on the area of literacy that includes evaluation of information sources, which is a pet cause of mine.The authors also didn t seem to know very much about I guess I expectedfrom this book than a handful of boring biographical narratives Jane grew up in Town X There were social upheavals Today, Jane uses her computer to check her email There wasn t any clear conclusion or analysis of trends in the use of computers and electronic media Also, I assumed that there would bewritten on the area of literacy that includes eva...

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