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This handbook sets out the processes and products of ‘digital’ research. It is a theoretical and practical guide on how to undertake and navigate advanced research in the arts, humanities and social sciences.

Topics covered include:

  • How to make research more accessible
  • The use of search engines and other sources to determine the scope of work
  • Research training for students
  • What will theses, dissertations and research reports look like in ten years’ time?
  • The storing and archiving of such research
  • Ethics and methodologies in the field
  • Intercultural issues

The editors focus on advances in arts- and practice-based doctorates, and their application in other fields and disciplines. The contributions chart new territory for universities, research project directors, supervisors and research students regarding the nature and format of graduate and doctoral work, as well as research ...

Researching Adolescents' Literacies Multimodally
Researching adolescents' literacies multimodally
LalithaVasudevan and TiffanyDeJaynes
Introduction

During a hot, summer afternoon, three boys huddled around a small laptop computer while sitting and standing on concrete steps near the bright yellow and red sign of a McDonald's restaurant. One of them held the laptop on his lap as his two friends took turns pointing to the screen and manipulating the touchpad mouse. Peals of laughter erupted occasionally from this trio as they sat together for twenty or so minutes and reviewed video footage they had produced the previous day. Amidst their laughter could be heard ideas for the next day's filming, character revisions, commentary about the evolving story arc, and suggestions for where to go next to purchase a snack. (August, 2002)

Four girls ...

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