Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0 by Gloria E. JacobsWriting Instruction for Generation 2.0 by Gloria E. Jacobs

Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0

byGloria E. Jacobs

Paperback | November 16, 2010

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Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0 addresses many of the concerns teachers have about the impact of the digital world on student writing and suggests ways for teachers to approach these issues within a 21st century literacies framework. This book is not about teaching the writing process, running a writing workshop, or using specific digital tools to support writing instruction. Forward-thinking teachers who wish to understand the 21st century literacies, understand what youth are doing in respect to those literacies, and discover how they can apply this knowledge to classroom instruction will find answers to their questions. The chapters include specific suggestions, but those suggestions are meant as a jumping-off point for imaginative and innovative teachers to adapt to meet the specific needs of students in their classrooms.
Gloria E. Jacobs is an associate professor of literacy education at St. John Fisher College, and she earned her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester's Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development. She has presented her work on adolescent literacy and technology at international and national conferences and has published he...
Title:Writing Instruction for Generation 2.0Format:PaperbackDimensions:112 pages, 9.16 × 6.07 × 0.33 inPublished:November 16, 2010Publisher:R&L EducationLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1607094657

ISBN - 13:9781607094654

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Section I: Understanding the World of Generation 2.0 Chapter 2 Chapter 1: Who is Generation 2.0 Chapter 3 Chapter 2: What We Can Learn from Lisa and Joaquin Chapter 4 Chapter 3: Making Friends with Multitasking Chapter 5 Chapter 4: What is Good Writing? Part 6 Section II: Applying the World of Generation 2.0 to Writing Instruction Chapter 7 Chapter 5: Rethinking the Research Paper Chapter 8 Chapter 6: Information Gathering Chapter 9 Chapter 7: Drafting and Revising Chapter 10 Chapter 8: Coherence and Organization Chapter 11 Chapter 9: Word Choice and Spelling Chapter 12 Chapter 10: Punctuation Part 13 Section III Chapter 14 Chapter 11: What Next? Chapter 15 Chapter 12: New Literacies Questionnaire Chapter 16 Chapter 13: Recommended Reading

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This text provides practical advice for using technology to support writing instruction in the ever-changing landscape of the digital world. Drawing upon a decade of her research into the New Literacies and literacy instruction, Dr. Jacobs offers educators concrete suggestions for tapping into young people's interest and skill in negotiating the social networking inherent in online communities. An ideal choice for teachers, teacher educators, literacy coaches, and administrators wanting to investigate their roles in preparing Generation 2.0 to negotiate the world of Web 2.0.