Understanding And Creating Digital Texts

Author: Richard Beach, Professor Emeritus of English Education, University of Minnesota
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442228741
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This book provides activities and examples that use technological tools to help students learn how to create digital texts. This book also provides a basis for creating novel classroom activities that encourage students to define purpose and audience, make textual links, collaborate, gain new perspectives, and construct identities through writing. ies.

Kodikologie Und Pal Ographie Im Digitalen Zeitalter 2 Codicology And Palaeography In The Digital Age 2

Author: Franz Fischer
Editor: BoD – Books on Demand
ISBN: 3848281317
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Der Einsatz digitaler Technik verändert den wissenschaftlichen Umgang mit der handgeschriebenen Überlieferung. Dieser Band vertieft Fragen zu Digitalisierung und Katalogisierung, zu automatischer Schrifterkennung und Schriftanalyse, und er erweitert eine Diskussion, die mit dem im letzten Jahr erschienenen ersten Band zur digitalen Handschriftenforschung angestossen worden ist: Welche Erkentnisse können etwa naturwissenschaftliche Methoden liefern? Welche musik- und kunsthistorischen Fragestellungen lassen sich mit Hilfe moderner Informationstechnologien beantworten? Wie lassen sich Methoden einer digitalen Auswertung lateinischer Handschriften auf griechische, glagolithische oder ägyptische Texte anwenden? Der raum-zeitliche Rahmen der hier von einer internationalen Autorenschaft zusammengetragenen 22 wissenschaftlichen Beiträge reicht vom alten Ägypten bis ins Paris der Postmoderne. Digital technology changes the way scholars work with manuscripts. This volume deepens the questions raised by the first volume on palaeography and codicology in the digital age, published a year ago, particularly questions on digitisation and cataloguing, on character recognition and the analysis of script. Moreover, the focus has been widened to include the fields of computer-aided manuscript research in musicology and history of art, as well as to methodologies applied in computational and natural sciences. Besides Latin, this volume covers also Greek, Glagolitic, Judeo-Arabic and other scripts. The spatio-temporal frame stretches from ancient Egypt of 1800 BC to Paris of the 20th century. Mit Beiträgen von / With Contributions by: Pádraig Ó Macháin—Armand Tif—Alison Stones, Ken Sochats—Melissa Terras—Silke Schöttle, Ulrike Mehringer—Marilena Maniaci, Paolo Eleuteri—Ezio Ornato—Toby Burrows—Robert Kummer—Lior Wolf, Nachum Dershowitz, Liza Potikha, Tanya German, Roni Shweka, Yacov Choueka—Daniel Deckers, Leif Glaser—Timothy Stinson—Peter Meinlschmidt, Carmen Kämmerer, Volker Märgner—Peter Stokes—Dominique Stutzmann—Stephen Quirke—Markus Diem, Robert Sablatnig, Melanie Gau, Heinz Miklas—Julia Craig-McFeely—Isabelle Schürch, Martin Rüesch—Carole Dornier, Pierre-Yves Buard—Samantha Saidi, Jean-François Bert, Philippe Artières—Elena Pierazzo, Peter Stokes Einleitung von / Introduction by: Franz Fischer, Patrick Sahle Unter Mitarbeit von / In Collaboration with: Patrick Sahle, Malte Rehbein, Bernhard Assmann

Virtual Mentoring For K 12 Literacy Instruction

Author: Paula Saine
Editor: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1475832273
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This book focuses on preparing students to be successful independent learners for the twenty first century. Students will construct their own meaning not only within the traditional brick and mortar environment with the assistant of the classroom teacher, but also in an online environment scaffolded by a virtual tutor.

Writing In A Technological World

Author: Claire Lutkewitte
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 0429016042
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Writing in a Technological World explores how to think rhetorically, act multimodally, and be sensitive to diverse audiences while writing in technological contexts such as social media, websites, podcasts, and mobile technologies. Claire Lutkewitte includes a wealth of assignments, activities, and discussion questions to apply theory to practice in the development of writing skills. Featuring real-world examples from professionals who write using a wide range of technologies, each chapter provides practical suggestions for writing for a variety of purposes and a variety of audiences. By looking at technologies of the past to discover how meanings have evolved over time and applying the present technology to current working contexts, readers will be prepared to meet the writing and technological challenges of the future. This is the ideal text for undergraduate and graduate courses in composition, writing with technologies, and professional/business writing. A supplementary guide for instructors is available at www.routledge.com/9781138580985

Ebook Learning Spaces Creating Opportunities For Knowledge Creation In Academic Life

Author: Maggi Savin-Baden
Editor: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335235255
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"This is a timely and important book which seeks to reclaim universities as places of learning. It is jargon free and forcefully argued. It should be on every principal and vice-chancellor's list of essential reading." Jon Nixon, Professor of Educational Studies, University of Sheffield The ability to have or to find space in academic life seems to be increasingly difficult since we seem to be consumed by teaching and bidding, overwhelmed by emails and underwhelmed by long arduous meetings. This book explores the concept of learning spaces, the idea that there are diverse forms of spaces within the life and life world of the academic where opportunities to reflect and critique their own unique learning position occur. Learning Spaces sets out to challenge the notion that academic thinking can take place in cramped, busy working spaces, and argues instead for a need to recognise and promote new opportunities for learning spaces to emerge in academic life. The book examines the ideas that: Learning spaces are increasingly absent in academic life The creation and re-creation of learning spaces is vital for the survival of the academic community The absence of learning spaces is resulting in increasing dissolution and fragmentation of academic identities Learning spaces need to be valued and possibly redefined in order to regain and maintain the intellectual health of academe In offering possibilities for creative learning spaces, this innovative book provides key reading for those interested in the future of universities including educational developers, researchers, managers and policy makers.

Books Bricks And Bytes

Author: Stephen R. Graubard
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 135153100X
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Libraries are experiencing a technological revolution that goes well beyond anything that has existed since the invention of printing. Not surprisingly, the digital library, with all that it portends for the future of the book and the periodical, but also with all that it implies for the kinds of information that will be collected and disseminated, will necessarily preoccupy those responsible for libraries in the new century. Everything from copyright, access, and cost to the nature of the reading public itself is now up for re-examination.'Books, Bricks, and Bytes' brings together an extraordinary array of authors at the cutting edge of these concerns, not only within the United States, but experts drawn from Germany, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, Brazil, and India. James H. Billington discusses the Library of Congress in the information age; Ann S. Okerson outlines two models for securing scholarly information; Donald S. Lamm discusses the shaky partnership of publishers and librarians hi this new environment; Klaus-Dieter Lehmann provides a framework for maintaining the intellectual heritage of the past in a digitized future. Each contributor shows hi concrete detail and vivid illustration that the library as a world of holdings is increasingly valued as an incomparable place to access information. In his preface to the book, Stephen Graubard reminds us that whether or not one believes in the reality of the information revolution that is said to be overtaking the world, it is obvious that the libraries being built today do not resemble those marble sanctuaries constructed hi the Victorian age or in the early twentieth entury. This is a work that shows how libraries have been transformed from "refuges" from the external world, to places that reflect the social and intellectual values of specific societies. The idea that the library is a public trust and public resource is at the center of this unusually fine collection at the cutting edge of professional and

Knowledge Architectures

Author: Denise Bedford
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1000286339
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Knowledge Architectures reviews traditional approaches to managing information and explains why they need to adapt to support 21st-century information management and discovery. Exploring the rapidly changing environment in which information is being managed and accessed, the book considers how to use knowledge architectures, the basic structures and designs that underlie all of the parts of an effective information system, to best advantage. Drawing on 40 years of work with a variety of organizations, Bedford explains that failure to understand the structure behind any given system can be the difference between an effective solution and a significant and costly failure. Demonstrating that the information user environment has shifted significantly in the past 20 years, the book explains that end users now expect designs and behaviors that are much closer to the way they think, work, and act. Acknowledging how important it is that those responsible for developing an information or knowledge management system understand knowledge structures, the book goes beyond a traditional library science perspective and uses case studies to help translate the abstract and theoretical to the practical and concrete. Explaining the structures in a simple and intuitive way and providing examples that clearly illustrate the challenges faced by a range of different organizations, Knowledge Architectures is essential reading for those studying and working in library and information science, data science, systems development, database design, and search system architecture and engineering.

Being Creative In Primary English

Author: Adrian Copping
Editor: SAGE
ISBN: 1473987172
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Why should we foster creativity in primary English? A practical and accessible text that demonstrates how creative thinking and learning can support primary English teaching. With chapters mapped to the Teachers' Standards and links to the new National Curriculum, each chapter provides a case study exploring high-quality primary English practice including planning, rationale and ideas for the classroom. These are fully grounded in a wide range of theoretical frameworks, viewpoints and values. Reflective activities in each chapter offering practical exercises and additional reading suggestions, encourage trainee teachers to further their understanding of how theory translates to classroom practice. This inspiring book helps support learning, teaching and assessment without losing innovation, excitement and motivation for both teachers and children.

Points Of Departure

Author: Tricia Serviss
Editor: University Press of Colorado
ISBN: 1607326256
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Points of Departure encourages a return to empirical research about writing, presenting a wealth of transparent, reproducible studies of student sources. The volume shows how to develop methods for coding and characterizing student texts, their choice of source material, and the resources used to teach information literacy. In so doing, the volume advances our understanding of how students actually write. The contributors offer methodologies, techniques, and suggestions for research that move beyond decontextualized guides to grapple with the messiness of research-in-process, as well as design, development, and expansion. Serviss and Jamieson’s model of RAD writing studies research is transcontextual and based on hybridized or mixed methods. Among these methods are citation context analysis, research-aloud protocols, textual and genre analysis, surveys, interviews, and focus groups, with an emphasis on process and knowledge as contingent. Chapters report on research projects at different stages and across institution types—from pilot to multi-site, from community college to research university—focusing on the methods and artifacts employed. A rich mosaic of research about research, Points of Departure advances knowledge about student writing and serves as a guide for both new and experienced researchers in writing studies. Contributors: Crystal Benedicks, Katt Blackwell-Starnes, Lee-Ann Kastman Breuch, Kristi Murray Costello, Anne Diekema, Rebecca Moore Howard, Sandra Jamieson, Elizabeth Kleinfeld, Brian N. Larson, Karen J. Lunsford, M. Whitney Olsen, Tricia Serviss, Janice R. Walker

Open And Social Technologies For Networked Learning

Author: Tobias Ley
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 3642372856
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This volume constitutes the refereed post-proceedings of the IFIP WG 3.4 International Conference on Open and Social Technologies for Networked Learning, OST 2012, held in Tallinn, Estonia, in July/August 2012. The 16 full papers presented together with 3 short papers and 5 doctoral student papers were thoroughly reviewed and selected from numerous submissions. The papers cover a wide range of topics such as mobile learning, social networks, analytics and recommendations, workplace learning, learning analytics in higher education, collaborative learning in higher education, and managing open and social education.

Handbook Of Research On Innovative Digital Practices To Engage Learners

Author: Bull, Prince Hycy
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 1522594396
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Digital integration is the driving force of teaching and learning at all levels of education. As more non-traditional students seek credentialing, certification, and degrees, institutions continue to push the boundaries of innovative practices to meet the needs of diverse students. Programs and faculty have moved from merely using technology and learning management systems to unique and innovative ways to engage learners. The Handbook of Research on Innovative Digital Practices to Engage Learners is an essential scholarly publication that offers theoretical frameworks, delivery models, current guidelines, and digital design techniques for integrating technological advancements in education contexts to enforce student engagement and positive student outcomes. Featuring a wide range of topics such as gamification, wearable technologies, and distance education, this book is ideal for teachers, curriculum developers, instructional designers, principals, deans, administrators, researchers, academicians, education professionals, and students.

Technological Tools For The Literacy Classroom

Author: Jeff Whittingham
Editor: IGI Global
ISBN: 146663975X
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"This book combines practical and effective classroom practices with the latest technological research findings utilized in literacy instruction"--Provided by publisher.

New Literacies Around The Globe

Author: Cathy Burnett
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317963334
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The increasing popularity of digitally-mediated communication is prompting us to radically rethink literacy and its role in education; at the same time, national policies have promulgated a view of literacy focused on the skills and classroom routines associated with print, bolstered by regimes of accountability and assessments. As a result, teachers are caught between two competing discourses: one upholding a traditional conception of literacy re-iterated by politicians and policy-makers, and the other encouraging a more radical take on 21st century literacies driven by leading edge thinkers and researchers. There is a pressing need for a book which engages researchers in international dialogue around new literacies, their implications for policy and practice, and how they might articulate across national boundaries. Drawing on cutting edge research from the USA, Canada, UK, Australia and South Africa, this book is a pedagogical and policy-driven call for change. It explores studies of literacy practices in varied contexts through a refreshingly dialogic style, interspersed with commentaries which comment on the significance of the work described for education. The book concludes on the ‘conversation’ developed to identify key recommendations for policy-makers through a Charter for Literacy Education. .

Digital Childhoods

Author: Susan J. Danby
Editor: Springer
ISBN: 9811064849
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This book highlights the multiple ways that digital technologies are being used in everyday contexts at home and school, in communities, and across diverse activities, from play to web searching, to talking to family members who are far away. The book helps readers understand the diverse practices employed as children make connections with digital technologies in their everyday experiences. In addition, the book employs a framework that helps readers easily access major themes at a glance, and also showcases the diversity of ideas and theorisations that underpin the respective chapters. In this way, each chapter stands alone in making a specific contribution and, at the same time, makes explicit its connections to the broader themes of digital technologies in children’s everyday lives. The concept of digital childhood presented here goes beyond a sociological reading of the everyday lives of children and their families, and reflects the various contexts in which children engage, such as preschools and childcare centres.

Literacy Theories For The Digital Age

Author: Dr. Kathy A. Mills
Editor: Multilingual Matters
ISBN: 1783094648
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Winner of the 2017 Edward Fry Book Award from the Literacy Research Association. Literacy Theories for the Digital Age insightfully brings together six essential approaches to literacy research and educational practice. The book provides powerful and accessible theories for readers, including Socio-cultural, Critical, Multimodal, Socio-spatial, Socio-material and Sensory Literacies. The brand new Sensory Literacies approach is an original and visionary contribution to the field, coupled with a provocative foreword from leading sensory anthropologist David Howes. This dynamic collection explores a legacy of literacy research while showing the relationships between each paradigm, highlighting their complementarity and distinctions. This highly relevant compendium will inspire researchers and teachers to explore new frontiers of thought and practice in times of diversity and technological change.

Using Digital Humanities In The Classroom

Author: Claire Battershill
Editor: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1350029777
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Rooted in the day-to-day experience of teaching and written for those without specialist technical knowledge, this book is the first practical guide to using digital tools and resources in the humanities classroom. Using Digital Humanities in the Classroom covers such topics as: · Overcoming resistance to technology – your own, your colleagues' and your students' · Finding, evaluating and using digital resources · Designing syllabi and planning classroom activities and assignments · Solving problems when technology goes wrong · Using digital tools for collaborative projects, course work and theses · Enhancing your teaching by finding support communities and connecting to your research Taking a step-by-step approach to incorporating digital humanities tools into your teaching, the book is also supported by a companion website, including tutorials, sample classroom activity prompts and assignments, and a bibliographic essay for each book chapter.

Reconceptualizing Literacy In The New Age Of Multiculturalism And Pluralism

Author: Patricia Ruggiano Schmidt
Editor: IAP
ISBN: 1681232413
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The 2nd Edition of Reconceptualizing Literacy in the New Age of Multiculturalism and Pluralism honors the genius of Dr. Peter Mosenthal. His contributions to the field of literacy were unprecedented. Many described him as a superb researcher who never lost sight of the purpose of education. He made us laugh as he led us in a nursery rhyme song during his National Reading Conference (LRA) Presidential Address and made us think as he explained the significance of educational implications in all research articles. He also mentored and taught graduate students in gentle and carefully attentive ways, showing his respect and appreciation for the work of each individual in the field. He was a remarkable person. The second edition of this book includes many experienced and new scholars from around the world. Qualitative and quantitative research methodologies are scattered throughout and the practical and theoretical are well represented. New Literacies and Global Perspectives are added sections in this volume. In this era of the “Common Core”, Reconceptualizing Literacy in the New Age of Multiculturalism and Pluralism, presents a rational educational balance for literacy development across the curriculum.

Literacy Practices And Perceptions Of Agency

Author: Bronwyn T. Williams
Editor: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1317212916
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In this book, Bronwyn T. Williams explores how perceptions of agency—whether a person perceives and feels able to read and write successfully in a given context—are critical in terms of how people perform their literate identities. Drawing on interviews and observations with students in several countries, he examines the intersections of the social and the personal in relation to how and, crucially, why people engage successfully or struggle painfully in literacy practices and what factors and forces they regard as enabling or constraining their actions. Recognizing such moments and patterns can help teachers and researchers rethink their approaches to teaching to facilitate students’ sense of agency as writers and readers.

English 5 11

Author: David Waugh
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1317282795
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English is central to the primary-school curriculum and successfully mastering the basics has a significant influence on pupils’ ability to learn and achieve their future goals. Now fully updated, English 5–11 provides comprehensive, up-to-date and creative guidance on teaching English in the primary school. Each chapter provides the busy teacher with indispensable advice and guidance, as well as opportunities to reflect upon current practice in the classroom. Key areas covered include: ■ language and literacy development; ■ grammar, punctuation and spelling; ■ talk for learning; ■ systematic synthetic phonics; ■ fiction, poetry and non-fiction; ■ drama and creativity; ■ teaching in a multilingual classroom; ■ ICT ■ Planning and assessment. This third edition reflects changes in government policy and gives greater attention knowledge about language and is closely related to the changing curriculum for primary English. The highly experienced authors are former literacy advisors and have frontline teaching, school-management and teacher-training experience. This book will be an invaluable resource for all trainee and practising teachers interested in teaching English in an accessible, contemporary and dynamic way.

The Model Of Domain Learning

Author: Helenrose Fives
Editor: Routledge
ISBN: 1315457997
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The Model of Domain Learning is the first edited volume to provide a comprehensive overview of the Model of Domain Learning (MDL). Unique in its emphasis on development, this model examines both the cognitive and motivational forces behind expertise in academic domains. Chapters written by a variety of scholars, including those responsible for the model’s evolution, are tied together by commentaries that synthesize these varied perspectives. With dedicated sections focused on the foundations, current applications, and future potential of the MDL, this book is indispensable as an introduction to the theory and research associated with this topic and as a cutting-edge resource for established scholars.