Identity, language learning, critical pedagogies in digital times


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1. major developments are:1) construction and performance of identities, 2)structures and relations of power,3) social and educational inequities

2. The comprehensive model of investment and language learning, developed by Norton and Darvin (2015), invites future research on the relationship between identity, capital and ideology.

3. future directions

4. introduction

4.1. LL has shifted with innovations in technology and the paper is about how critical pedagogies have responded to the new structures in teaching

5. early developments

5.1. "Social identity" was seen to reference the relationship between the individual language learner and larger social world,as mediated through institutions such as schools, families,workplaces, social services and law. For instance, Valdes (1986) referenced the relationship between an individual and members of common ethic group (Mexican and Japanese) who shared a common history,language and ways of understanding of world.

6. major contributions

6.1. According to Gee and Hayes (2011), the virtual world provides an axis where people of shared interests and tastes are able to construct new communities and ideas of co-citizenship.

7. work in progress

7.1. Darvin and Norton (2014) have done a cmparative case study of 2 adolecent migrant Filippino learners from different social class positions in Canada.

8. problems and difficulties

8.1. 2 important issues confront the educators: 1) new spaces allow the learners to access, select and transform information for individual aims (Kress,2009). 2) the cappilaries of power that manage these context together with concomitant processes of inclusion and exclusion, becomes more invisible (darvin and Nrton,2015).