Stewart, Mary Amanda.Social Networking, Workplace, and Entertainment Literacies: The Out- of-School Literate Lives of Newcomer Adolescent Immigrants

Mary Amanda Stewart (2014) Social Networking, Workplace, and Entertainment Literacies: The Out-of-School Literate Lives of Newcomer Adolescent Immigrants, Literacy Research and Instruction, 53:4, 347-371, DOI: 10.1080/19388071.2014.931495 Abstract: Using a New Literacy Studies perspective that recognizes multiple literacies that are meaningful within their sociocultural traditions, this collective case study investigated the range, form, and purpose of … Continue reading Stewart, Mary Amanda.Social Networking, Workplace, and Entertainment Literacies: The Out- of-School Literate Lives of Newcomer Adolescent Immigrants

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Kearney, Erin. Culture Learning in a Changed World: Student Perspectives

Kearney, E. (2008). Culture learning in a changed world: Student perspectives. Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 4(1), 62-82. Abstract: In this paper, the author explores the views of a group whose perspectives have not often been included in discussions of new directions for foreign language education - students. Drawing from a larger ethnographic, discourse-analytic … Continue reading Kearney, Erin. Culture Learning in a Changed World: Student Perspectives

Perry, Kristen. “What is Literacy?”

Perry, K. (2012). What is Literacy? – A critical overview of sociocultural perspectives. Journal of Language and Literacy Education [Online], 8(1), 50-71. Abstract: Sociocultural perspectives on literacy include various theories focused on the myriad ways in which people use literacy in context, which include a strong emphasis on power relations. Yet, these theories also have important … Continue reading Perry, Kristen. “What is Literacy?”