Ali Lovett Week 10 Vocab (New Literacy Studies (Baker, pg 166) (Example:…
Ali Lovett Week 10 Vocab
New Literacy Studies (Baker, pg 166)
Example: Taking into consideration meta-cognitive factors when examining a classroom's learning strategies.
Non-Example: Examining traditional texts regardless of audience
Gee, J. P. (2000). Teenagers in new times: A new literacy studies perspective. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 43(5), 412-420.
Tusting, K. (2013). Literacy studies as linguistic ethnography.
Taking the principles of psychological perspectives and contextualizing them within culture to study literacy
James Paul Gee: Language, the World, and Video Games: Why and How All Learning is Language Learning
The Ethics Challenge (Jenkins, pg 16)
Example: Is it alright to post a story from your day that involves your friend if you embellish their behaviors for dramatic effect?
Non-Example: Kantians and Value Theorisits arguing over what is moral action
Teaching students in participatory cultures how to navigate the issues of production when producers and consumers are closely situated. Questions of what to and not to post and about whom
Roberts, P., & Webber, J. (1999). Visual truth in the digital age: Towards a protocol for image ethics. Australian Computer Journal, 31(3), 78-82.
This makes me continue to think about all of the photoshop problems in media. Roberts and Webber (among others) were writing about this issues back in the late 90s.
Fourth Grade Slump (Baker, pg 175)
Example: An excellent reader from the inner city begins to score lower on literacy tests in the fourth grade, falling below average
Non-Example: A student with difficulty reading continues to have difficulty reading.
Newsweek Article from '07 Discussing the phenonmenon
Educational Leadership with suggestions for approaching the 4th grade slump
Phenomenon where [poor] students who scored high or equal to other more affluent students in previous years begin to fall behind on literacy standards
Participatory Culture (Jenkins, pg 3)
Example: Chicago's digital skills peer mentorship program
Non-Example: Traditional classroom settings
Halverson, R., Kallio, J., Hackett, S., & Halverson, E. (2016). Participatory Culture as a Model for How New Media Technologies Can Change Public Schools.
Social groups where the are low barriers to and support for productive learning, creation, civic behaviors, and collaboration
Affinity Spaces (Jenkins, pg 9)
Example: beta-readers for online communities
Non-Example: Usual classroom spaces with strict instruction by a teacher
Pottermore has started hosting large virtual book clubs. This can encourage reading and writing (literacy in general) by allowing students to choose to associate with other fandom members in non-traditional learning spaces
Ideal learning locations where students are engaged and supported by peers/mentors of their choosing.
UCLA queer fandom group. Discusses pop culture through critical lens