Thinking Through New Literacies for Primary and Early Years PDF ePub eBook

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Thinking Through New Literacies for Primary and Early Years free pdf This accessible book challenges readers to reconsider what is meant by the term 'literacy'. It encourages a deep consideration of literacy in the post-typographic age. Written for education students, it draws on current research and makes links between the theory and practice. It explores some technological innovations designed to support the emergent reader and writer and covers aural and oral literacies, visual literacies and the legal and ethical issues arising from this new era. Readers are helped to think through 'new literacies' and their place in primary schools. Throughout, critical thinking exercises help the reader develop their own analytical skills.

About Debbie Simpson

Jayne Metcalfe is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cumbria where she specialises in ICT Education. She works with undergraduate and postgraduate students on both Primary and Early Years programmes. Before moving to Higher Education Jayne worked for many years as a primary school teacher with children from 4-11 years, she also held the role of ICT coordinator. Her main interests are Primary ICT and ICT in the Early Years. Debbie Simpson is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education, University of Cumbria with a specialism in ICT. Her Masters research was on the educational potential of learning technologies. She is currently researching the impact of the introduction of Virtual Learning Environments in Primary Schools for her PhD. Prior to joining the University she taught both Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 in Primary Schools in Lancashire, and was coordinator for a project supporting ICT innovation in small rural schools. Ian Todd is a senior lecturer in primary education at the University of Cumbria. He joined the university in January 2010 after spending several years in primary schools, both teaching ICT and coordinating it as a subject area. He works with both undergraduate and post-graduate students, specialising in ICT and the teaching of English. Mike Toyn is a senior lecturer in the Faculty of Education at the University of Cumbria where he also coordinates the teaching of primary ICT. His Masters research is into the use of digital technologies in education. His teaching interests are in the use of digital media to promote creative learning and using ICT to support interaction between learners. Prior to joining the university he worked as a primary teacher and held the role of ICT coordinator.

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Author : Debbie Simpson
Publisher : Learning Matters Ltd
Data Published : 20 June 2013
ISBN : 0857258095
EAN : 9780857258090
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 208 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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