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Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 1981–1989
In this paper the author shares how she prepares teacher candidates to teach secondary English Language Arts in a digital age, by introducing a critical digital literacies approach and then weaving an explicit focus on the use of digital media and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2014 (Mar 17, 2014) pp. 21–28
This qualitative case study research explored the use of a variety of mobile applications integrated into literacy centres and literature circles. Three classes of grade 6 students and 1 class of grade 7 students in Ontario, Canada used mobile...
ASCILITE - Australian Society for Computers in Learning in Tertiary Education Annual Conference 2013 (2013) pp. 407–411
This paper chronicles one instructor’s experiences using a social networking site (Ning) to teach two graduate courses in education. It explores the decisions made in setting up the Ning and the affordances of teaching using a blended model of...
E-Learning Vol. 6, No. 3 (2009) pp. 259–271
The goal of this research study was to develop a conceptualization of the relationship between new digital media and adolescent students' writing of poetry while immersed in using new media. More specifically, the research focused on the...
Contemporary Issues in Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 20–37
In this article the four pedagogical components outlined by the New London Group (1996)—situated practice, overt instruction, critical framing, and transformed practice—were used to focus attention on the case studies of three beginning teachers and ...
Surfacing the Assumptions: Pursuing Critical Literacy and Social Justice in Preservice Teacher Education
Brock Education: A Journal of Educational Research and Practice Vol. 22, No. 1 (2012) pp. 73–92
This paper outlines a four-year study of a preservice education course based on a socio-constructivist research framework. The preservice English Language Arts course focuses on critical literacy and teaching for social justice while employing...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 306–317
In this article we use the four pedagogical components outlined by the New London Group (1996) -- situated practice, overt instruction, critical framing and transformed practice -- as we focus our attention on the case studies of two beginning...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 1933–1940
In this paper we explore a case study of third grade students writing dramatic scripts to communicate their math learning with a wider community. The dramatic scripts are written in small groups, acted out for peers, performed for family and friends,...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 55, No. 1 (September 2011) pp. 46–56
This article focuses specifically on teacher candidates' preconceptions about poetry and poetry teaching and how these preconceptions shift as they work through various tasks on a wiki. Through an analysis of their definitions of poetry and ideas...
Voices from the Middle Vol. 16, No. 3 (March 2009) pp. 15–22
The authors share the story of a performance-based poetry project undertaken by a class of grade 6 and 7 students. The use of new digital media for reading, writing, and representing poetry encouraged an exploration of the relationship between text...
Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia Vol. 19, No. 3 (August 2010) pp. 287–306
This paper is exploratory in nature and our research goal is to develop a conceptualization of “learning as community service” in a new media context. The setting for the study is an after-school program involving middle school children in a First...
Technology, Pedagogy and Education Vol. 27, No. 2 (2018) pp. 183–198
As technology becomes a larger part of people's everyday lives, it is logical to think that it should also become a part of the learning process. The use of tablets in classrooms is becoming an area of interest as researchers are trying to...
Poets, poetry and new@media: Attending to the teaching and learning of poetry (2006) pp. 1–254
This research takes place at the intersection of (1) poetry, (2) digital learning environments, and (3) multiple literacies, pushing and exploring the boundaries of what can be done with poetry in an online, digital environment. The study is based...
Exploring Preservice Teachers’ Perceptions of Bullying Through Critical Digital Literacies Lesson Design
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2016 (Mar 21, 2016) pp. 1578–1588
In this paper the authors share how they prepare preservice teachers to teach about bullying through Young Adult Literature and a critical digital literacies approach. The aim is to encourage beginning teachers to think critically about their...
McGill Journal of Education Vol. 49, No. 3 (2014) pp. 561–582
The predominant form of research dissemination resides in the scholar's domain, namely academic conferences and peer-reviewed journals. This paper describes how two colleagues and researchers integrated documentary filmmaking with research methods...
Journal for the Education of the Gifted Vol. 34, No. 3 (2011) pp. 397–433
In this paper we report on a study of a short-term mathematics program for grade 7-8 gifted students that integrated open-ended mathematics tasks with the arts (poetry and drama) and with technology. The program was offered partially online and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2020 (Apr 07, 2020) pp. 1156–1164
Creativity and creative thinking have been identified as crucial to learning by educators (Fullan & Langworthy, 2014; OME, 2016). In the Ontario Ministry of Education’s 2016 discussion paper, 21st Century Competencies, creativity was identified in a ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2011 (Jun 27, 2011) pp. 384–390
In this paper we present a case of research dissemination that takes on the challenge of using alternative forms of research communication by developing research-based songs and mini-documentaries to be shared publicly through Youtube, live...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 993–998
The realm of e-learning has evolved significantly over the past twenty years. Most recently, the MOOC, or massive, open, online course has become popular in educational settings and beyond. The main appeal of MOOCs is the emphasis on open...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 54, No. 8 (May 2011) pp. 601–612
Students at two different sites (a 12th-grade English class focused on workplace preparation and an alternative program for students who had been expelled from school) read graphic novels and, using ComicLife software, created their own graphic...
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 50, No. 1 (January 2019) pp. 309–325
This paper explores how maker pedagogies helped middle school students develop transferable competencies, such as creativity, problem solving, self‐directed learning and citizenship skills. We offer an in‐depth look at how purposeful or critical...