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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 52, No. 3 (November 2008) pp. 245–247
This Digital Literacies column describes the dilemma many new teachers feel as their uses of social networking sites pose conflicts with institutional cautions regarding educators' participation in these kinds of online activities. Pre-service...
English Journal Vol. 97, No. 1 (September 2007) pp. 43–48
How can we prepare and encourage new teachers to take on the challenge of changing traditional views of literacy education? Teacher educator William Kist shares a first-year teacher's story of incorporating new literacies within an eighth-grade...
Voices from the Middle Vol. 19, No. 4 (May 2012) pp. 17–21
This article synthesizes 15 years of research in middle school classrooms that have started to integrate new literacies into their daily teaching and learning. Trends of the data suggest there are certain salient characteristics of middle school...
“I’ve had conversations that have gone on for hours”: A portrait of an autistic youth’s online relationship building.
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 28, No. 4 (October 2017) pp. 397–416
This article examines what that immersion in virtual worlds has looked like for Jason (a pseudonym), a 21-year-old person diagnosed on the autism spectrum who has participated in virtual games since he was 12. Over the four years we have followed...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 58, No. 4 (2015) pp. 317–326
This paper describes an analysis of 21 adolescent literacy leaders' tweets over a total of four days. Coding of the tweets revealed that professional educators were tweeting about personal matters nearly as much as they are tweeting about...