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ERIC Number: EJ1073381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015
Pages: 11
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0034-0561
Using Shaun Tan's Work to Foster Multiliteracies in 21st-Century Classrooms
Dallacqua, Ashley K.; Kersten, Sara; Rhoades, Mindi
Reading Teacher, v69 n2 p207-217 Sep-Oct 2015
This paper explores work in multimodality and design as it relates to 21st century multiliteracies. After outlining the concept of a multiliteracies pedagogy, this paper describes multimodality and multimodal texts. Moving from the theoretical to the practical, this paper primarily explores selected multimodal works of Shaun Tan and the opportunities they open to bring a multiliteracies pedagogy to classrooms. It provides approachable pedagogical strategies that can be successful in a variety of classrooms. We conclude that Tan's work ultimately acts as an accessible resource for educators striving to employ multiliteracies practices and bring multimodal texts into their classrooms.
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Language: English
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