Multiliteracies for a Digital Age (BOK)

Stuart A. Selber

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Multiliteracies for a Digital Age serves as a guide for composition teachers to develop effective, full-scale computer literacy programs that are also professionally responsible by emphasizing different kinds of literacies. Stuart A. Selber also proposes methods for helping students move among these literacies in strategic ways. Defining computer literacy as a domain of writing and communication, Selber addresses the questions that few other computer literacy texts consider: What should a computer literate student be able to do? What is required of literacy teachers to educate such a student? How can functional computer literacy fit within the values of teaching writing and communication as a profession? Reimagining functional literacy in ways that speak to teachers of writing and communication, he builds a framework for computer literacy instruction that blends functional, critical, and rhetorical concerns in the interest of social action and change. Multiliteracies for a Digital Age reviews the extensive literature on computer literacy and critiques it from a humanistic perspective. This approach, which will remain useful as new versions of computer hardware and software inevitab

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2004 Forfatter Stuart A. Selber
Forlag
Turpin DEDS Orphans
ISBN 9780809325511
Antall sider 240 Dimensjoner 14cm x 21,6cm x 1,9cm
Vekt 340 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Computer science, Higher & further education, tertiary education, Writing skills