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ERIC Number: EJ1139263
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
"Impossible Is Nothing": Expressing Difficult Knowledge through Digital Storytelling
Johnson, Lauren; Kendrick, Maureen
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v60 n6 p667-675 May-Jun 2017
The study focuses on a digital storytelling project conducted in a school district's transition program, in which adolescent refugee and immigrant English learners were invited to share aspects of their identities and social worlds through a range of modes. In this article, the authors look closely at one student's digital story through a multimodal analysis of three slides. The findings show how engaging with nonlinguistic modes provided enhanced opportunities for the student to explore and make visible complex and abstract facets of his life and identity, particularly as they relate to difficult past experiences.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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