Literacy is a social practice, Street, B. (2003). What's "new" in New Literacy Studies: Critical approaches to literacy in theory and practice. Current Issues in Comparative Education, 5(2), 77-91. Barton, D., Hamilton, M., & Ivanic, R. (Eds.). (2000). Situated literacies: Reading and writing in context. London: Routledge.
critical language awareness
multimodality, image, text, movement, space, sound
diversity, cultural, linguistic
digital media literacies
Mindset 1/Mindset 2
graphophonic, syntactic, semantic cues
Computer Mediated Communiciation
popular culture, youth online identities
CALL, educational software
Freebody and Luke 1990
meanings socially and historically situated
Fairclough, N. (1995). Critical discourse analysis: the critical study of language. London: Longman.
texts and language
Laclau and Mouffe
analysis is interpretation
relativism, "critique as a positioned opening for discussion"
12 schools in the project, 6 primary, 6 secondary
new literacies infused lessons/units
document collection, lesson plans, student work, paper, digital
understandings of literacy teaching and learning
constructions of new literacies
students' literacy practices, out of school, in school