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English Teaching: Practice and Critique

December 2009 Volume 8, Number 3

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Fighting the Rip: Using Digital Texts in Classrooms

    Eileen Honan

    This paper reports on a study investigating the use of digital texts in schools serving low and middle/upper socioeconomic communities. It draws on theoretical notions of rhizomes from the work of ... More

    pp. 21-35

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  2. Young Children's Engagement with Digital Texts and Literacies in the Home: Pressing Matters for the Teaching of English in the Early Years of Schooling

    Christina Davidson

    Research has established young children's increasing use of computers and other new technologies in the home. Yet, teaching about digital texts and digital practices most often appears as an... More

    pp. 36-54

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  3. Working Multimodally: Challenges for Assessment

    Claire Wyatt-Smith & Kay Kimber

    This article explores the emergence of multimodality as intrinsic to the learning, teaching and assessment of English in the Twenty-First Century. With subject traditions tied to the study of... More

    pp. 70-90

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  4. Web 2.0, New Literacies, and the Idea of Learning through Participation

    Guy Merchant

    In this paper I identify some current elaborations on the theme of participation and digital literacy in order to open further debate on the relationship between interaction, collaboration and... More

    pp. 107-122

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