ERIC Number: ED438578
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000
Media and Literacy: Learning in an Electronic Age--Issues, Ideas, and Teaching Strategies. Second Edition.
Adams, Dennis; Hamm, Mary
This book sets out to examine the "new literacies" in today's technology-intensive world, and it presents ideas, concepts, and practical methods for improving learning about and with the whole range of information technologies. It follows a pattern designed to inform and challenge current educational practices. Chapters in the book are: (1) Multiple Literacies: Media Across the Curriculum; (2) Media Production in a Digital World: Creating Meaning with Video, Film, and Computers; (3) Communicating in the Future: The Language Arts and Literacy Building Technologies; (4) Numeracy: Literacy, Mathematics and Technology; (5) Scientific Literacy; (6) Aesthetic Literacy: Dance, Music, Theatre and the Visual Arts; (7) Technological Literacies: Integrating a Mix of Media into the Curriculum; and (8) Networking Literacy: Internet Resources and Tools across the Curriculum. The book is structured to provide teachers, parents, and other interested adults with ideas, issues, trends, and practical techniques for dealing with media and literacy. (RS)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Literacy, Fine Arts, Information Literacy, Internet, Language Arts, Mass Media, Numeracy, Scientific Literacy, Technological Literacy
Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd., 2600 South First Street, Springfield, IL 62794-9265 (hardbound: ISBN-0-398-07031-8, $43.95; paperbound: ISBN-0-398-07032-6, $31.95). Tel: 800-258-8980 (Toll Free); Web site: http://www.ccthomas.com.
Publication Type: Books; Opinion Papers
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