- Subject index
‘This an exciting publication that offers authentic approaches for educators to meet challenges of the literacy that students need in our evolving digital landscape.’ Maureen Walsh, Adjunct Professor, Australian Catholic University and Honorary Professor, The University of Sydney ‘In this significant new text, Cathy Burnett and Guy Merchant foreground the affective, embodied and emergent nature of making meaning with new media.’ Teresa Cremin, The Open University The rise of new media technologies has changed the ways in which children engage with texts and this has implications for literacy provision in schools. Drawing on research exploring new media practices within and outside school, this book explains and encourages classroom activity that makes purposeful and appropriate use of these literacies and is underpinned by a set of ...
Chapter 1: The Challenge of 21st Century Literacies
The Challenge of 21st Century Literacies
This chapter will:
- provide an introduction to the book
- introduce ideas about how literacy is changing
- introduce the Charter for 21st Century Literacies and the nine principles that it is based upon.