New Literacies and Teacher Education
Hui-Yin Hsu, Sarah McPherson, Shiang-Kwei Wang, New York Institute of Technology, United States
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-83-9 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), San Diego, CA
New literacies are sets of knowledge and skills pre-service and in-service teachers need in order to prepare their K-12 students to succeed in remaining years of the 21st century. This symposium will provide a comprehensive overview of the new literacies theoretical framework and practices in the classrooms. Three sections will be presented: (1) definition of new literacies and their alignment with technology standards, (2) teacher education online web-based curriculum for acquiring new literacies, and (3) information and communication technologies (ICTs) used to cultivate K-12 students’ new literacies. The target audience of this symposium includes teacher educators, K-12 teachers, school administrators, and educational technology specialists who are interested in learning new literacies and practical strategies for classroom implementation.
Hsu, H.Y., McPherson, S. & Wang, S.K. (2010). New Literacies and Teacher Education. In J. Sanchez & K. Zhang (Eds.), Proceedings of E-Learn 2010--World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education (pp. 2552-2554). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).
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