Gazieva Shakhnoza, Hobbs(2011)Digital Literacies: Research as Authentic…
Hobbs(2011)Digital Literacies: Research as Authentic Inquiry
2 Honoring what students know
Mr fisher, a language teacher used students existing knowledge about MTV shows to develop students' writing skill. This created an authentic atmosphere for real language use. it was interesting for students.
4 Opening up or closing down Discourse
The author suggested adults to be more open with youth when talking about their ideas. This helps to build mutual understanding.
6 Media literacy and the Practice of questioning Assumptions: A History
The author states that media literacy can help enhance students' speaking and writing.
3 Teaching contemporary Drama
The teacher gave the description of the Drama and asked student to decide if the MTV shows are dramas or not. This encouraged students' speaking skill and critical thinking.
5 Generating authentic questions
To generate authentic questions , the teacher used the google search engine. The purpose was to teach students to collect reliable infromation for research.
7 Authentic Inquiry:Modelling the research process
The author states that media literacy can help enhance students' critical thinking. media also informs about culture and society.
8 A solution to the cut and paste plagiarism
the author proposes to teach students to summarize, paraphrase aand quote information to avoid plagiarism.
9 Building an evidence chart to explore the quality of information
The teacher uses activity to raaise students' awareness about choosing the most reliable sources.
10 Digging deeper: what counts knowledge
Source monitoring hypothesis is offered in order to assure the reliability of the information.
11 Putting it all together
Students learned how to generate a research paper
12 Cahpter 2 Lesson plan: Create an Evidence chart
The lesson plan is given.
Discussion about modern and old drama ans similarities between social problems in modern TV shows and old dramas.