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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 44, No. 3 (2000) pp. 262–67
Considers three important things that people need to make meaningful access to the new digital tools and media a reality: having access to the tools, the ability to use those tools, and an access point. Notes a literacy web page, offers questions...
Journal of Literacy Research Vol. 29, No. 2 (1997) pp. 289–309
Considers the stance of literacy educators and researchers toward technology, and where technology is with respect to other concerns about reading and writing processes, learning, multiculturalism, texts, assessment, and socio-cultural contexts....
Educational Studies Vol. 35, No. 5 (December 2009) pp. 561–574
Educators today are concerned with how to effectively implement whole school e-learning strategies, encompassing technical support, digital resources and professional development. This paper reports the findings of a project, Technologies in...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 45, No. 5 (2002) pp. 400–6
Takes on a set of complex issues that call for careful analysis of technology and new literacy practices. Shows how the concerns are not just abstract problems for technology theorists, but are also practical issues for anyone who wants to become...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 29, No. 1 (January 2009) pp. 191–206
In this article the authors introduce the practice of inquiry and discuss the case for it as a signature pedagogy for digital literacy. The Inquiry Cycle is presented as a summary of important aspects of inquiry. Further, the Practice Profile of...
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 8, No. 1 (2011) pp. 76–85
This article elaborates on the Inquiry Cycle as an appropriate model of learning for the digitally enhanced classroom. Its goal is to provide a useful link between theory and pedagogic practice. This involves taking a new look at the concept of...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2010 (Mar 29, 2010) pp. 1372–1379
Dewey's ideas on experience and learning offer much by way of theoretical understanding of the learning process. However, educators often find it difficult to translate such insights into practice. This may be due, in part, to the tradition of...
Computers and Composition Vol. 22, No. 1 pp. 69–78
This essay explores the (im)possibilities of new environments for engaging with literature for children. It examines an online festival organized by school librarians, which we designate by the term libr@ry. The @ (French: arobase) indicates that...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 45, No. 8 (2002) pp. 706–14
Shares some ideas about facilitating inquiry-based learning in the classroom, in independent studies, in libraries, museums, communities, and all the arenas of life in which people attempt to make sense of experience and grow. Notes that the "Web...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 45, No. 6 (2002) pp. 514–18
Notes that understanding what "free software" means and its implications for access and use of new technologies is an important component of the new literacies. Concludes that if free speech and free press are essential to the development of a...
Engaging Youth in Underserved Communities through Digital-Mediated Arts Learning Experiences for Community Inquiry
Studies in Art Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (2013) pp. 335–348
Learning for underserved youth is integral to social progress. Yet, too often, young people experience disconnects between their educational experiences and both individual and community needs. Arts can help these youth recover a unity through...
E-Learning Vol. 2, No. 1 (2005) pp. 39–49
Within the existing system of education, student work rarely has any value beyond the particular course that it is created for. The work is graded and then usually discarded. The authors describe in this article a way that student work can be...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 45, No. 2 (2001) pp. 156–63
Explores a virtual junior high school, which was created for an online course to help mater's program students learn more about teaching adolescents using new technologies. Considers how to evaluate the use of new media and how people learn....
Collaborative Inquiry with Technology in Secondary Science Classrooms: Professional Learning Community Development at Work
E-Learning and Digital Media Vol. 11, No. 5 (2014) pp. 495–505
The development of critical scientific literacy in primary and secondary school classrooms requires authentic inquiry with a basis in the real world. Pairing scientists with educators and employing informatics and visualization tools are two...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2451–2453
Three challenging situations emerged in the growth process of teaching partnerships involving K-12 teachers and graduate fellows in the sciences, mathematics, engineering, and technology disciplines. We assisted to a stimulating exchange of...
Teachers College Record Vol. 107, No. 8 (August 2005) pp. 1730–1753
Plants, Pathogens, and People is a Web site promoting agricultural awareness via multimedia lectures about plant diseases and online lab activities in which students investigate phenomena. The use of the site in large-enrollment classes for 6-plus...
Bertram C. Bruce; Ann Peterson Bishop; P Bryan Heidorn; Karen J. Lunsford; Steven Poulakos; Mihye Won
Knowledge Quest Vol. 31, No. 3 (2003) pp. 15–17
Discusses digital library development, particularly a national science digital library, and describes the Inquiry Page which focuses on building a constructivist environment using Web resources, collaborative processes, and knowledge that bridges...