Digital Literacies in Education: Creative, Multimodal and Innovative Practices by Yvonne CrottyDigital Literacies in Education: Creative, Multimodal and Innovative Practices by Yvonne Crotty

Digital Literacies in Education: Creative, Multimodal and Innovative Practices

EditorYvonne Crotty, Margaret Farren

Paperback | October 25, 2013

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Every educator will tell you about the importance of literacy. But what are the implications of digital literacy, participatory literacy and media literacy for teaching and learning? And can the use of technology be linked to social responsibility?
This volume, with a range of international contributors, offers stimulating reading about ‘rethinking education’ in the light of new multimedia tools and platforms and the emergence of social media. It calls for twenty-first-century learners to develop digital, entrepreneurial, collaborative and group work competencies, along with creative and critical thinking. The affordances of digital technologies can offer all students the chance to create their own multimedia representations and become creators within their own education. In addition, eLearning tools can support innovative pedagogical approaches and open the way for research on the nature of teaching and learning experiences, and on how dialogue might be transformed through the use of digital communication technologies. The essays in this volume provide relevant current examples for education practitioners interested in research in this growing academic field.
Yvonne Crotty is a lecturer in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Dublin City University. She is particularly interested in promoting entrepreneurial learning, creativity and visual literacy in higher education and is conducting national-and EU-funded research into the use of digital media for students and teachers. Marg...
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Title:Digital Literacies in Education: Creative, Multimodal and Innovative PracticesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:8.86 × 5.91 × 0.68 inPublished:October 25, 2013Publisher:Peter Lang AG, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3034309287

ISBN - 13:9783034309288

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Table of Contents

Contents: Yvonne Crotty: On A World Stage: DIVERSE Conference 2011 – Michael Wesch: New Media Literacy: What’s at Stake? – Carmen Zahn/Karsten Krauskopf/Friedrich W. Hesse/Roy Pea: Digital Media in the Classroom: A Study on How to Improve Guidance for Successful Collaboration and Learning in Student Teams – Vance Martin: Using Wikis to Democratise Teaching – Theo Kuechel: Video for Learning: Past, Present and Future – Stephen J. McNeill/Joshua N. Azriel: News Reporting from Mobile Devices: A Pilot Study – Glen Williams: Harnessing Visual Educational Resources to Better Realise Pedagogical Objectives – Margaret Farren/Yvonne Crotty: Leadership in ICT in Education: Our Story at Dublin City University – Jack Whitehead: An Epistemological Transformation in Educational Knowledge from S-STEP Research – Sabrina Fitzsimons: The Research Journey - Immersion into the Virtual World – Fawei Geng/Carl Marshall/Rowan Wilson: A Case-Study on Podcasting Impact at the University of Oxford – Rüdiger Rolf/Nils H. Birnbaum/Markus Ketterl: Opencast Matterhorn in Production at the University of Osnabrück – Meghan Dougherty/Adrienne Massanari: Best Practices for Bloggers: Dimensions for Consideration – Mathy Vanbuel/Sally Reynolds: Postscript: The Annual MEDEA Awards - Get Involved.

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«Overall, this book is both timely and informative in terms of its educational value.»
(Daniel H. Jarvis, International Review of Education - Journal of Lifelong Learning 62/5 2016)