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ERIC Number: EJ1021767
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-May
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 17
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0360-9170
iPads as Placed Resources: Forging Community in Online and Off line Spaces
Rowsell, Jennifer; Saudelli, Mary Gene; Scott, Ruth Mcquirter; Bishop, Andrea
Language Arts, v90 n5 p351-360 May 2013
The article focuses on the notion of tablet technologies as placed resources (Prinsloo, 2005; Prinsloo & Rowsell, 2012) by exploring how an international research project in Australia, Canada, and the United States forged community through online spaces. There is a tendency in media and in literature to romanticize technologies like iPads as a panacea, as an answer to the challenge of 21st century literacy education. Prinsloo's notion of new technologies as placed resources is helpful to contextualize where, how, when, and in what ways these networked artifacts (Pahl & Rowsell, 2010) can be used and understood.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia; California; Canada