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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

November 2008 Volume 52, Number 3

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Number of articles: 3

  1. We Learn What We Do: Developing a Repertoire of Writing Practices in an Instant Messaging World

    Gloria E. Jacobs

    A case study of an adolescent girl provides a framework to understand what factors contribute to the development of a strong writer within an instant messaging world. The study shows instant... More

    pp. 203-211

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  2. Missed Opportunities in Cyberspace: Preparing Preservice Teachers to Facilitate Critical Talk about Literature through Computer-Mediated Communication

    Susan L. Groenke

    This article reports research from a qualitative case study of three preservice English teachers who participated in the Web Pen Pals project, a university--secondary telecollaborative partnership ... More

    pp. 224-233

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  3. "I Gave up MySpace for Lent": New Teachers and Social Networking Sites

    William Kist

    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... More

    pp. 245-247

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