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ERIC Number: EJ1043978
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Nov
Pages: 5
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Local Literacies, Global Scales: The Labor of Global Connectivity
Stornaiuolo, Amy; LeBlanc, Robert Jean
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v58 n3 p192-196 Nov 2014
While connecting students and teachers in new configurations using digital technologies offers great promise for literacy and learning, this column considers the complexities of negotiating local and global literacies in global collaborations. It introduces the theoretical concept of "scaling" to highlight the ways teachers actively and strategically work across differentially ordered social spaces, texts, and resources. The authors suggest that teaching in globalized contexts requires heightened sensitivity to people's challenges in negotiating inequalities in literacy practices across various spatial and temporal scales.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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