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ERIC Number: EJ1004131
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 19
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 41
ISSN: ISSN-1387-1579
A Review of Literacy Frameworks for Learning Environments Design
Rebmann, Kristen Radsliff
Learning Environments Research, v16 n2 p239-257 Jul 2013
This article charts the development of three literacy research frameworks: multiliteracies, new literacies, and popular literacies. By reviewing the literature surrounding three current conceptions of literacy, an attempt is made to form an integrative grouping that captures the most relevant elements of each for learning environments design. Rather than showcasing the merits and weaknesses of each perspective (resulting in theoretical "winners and losers"), the frameworks are used to derive a core set of principles which might inform the design of interventions and artifacts to promote learning within informal learning environments for youth. These principles include exploring lifeworlds, recognising sources of power, multimodality, intertextuality, play and popular culture, design and production, and changing roles for adults.
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Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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