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ERIC Number: EJ826845
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 5
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 13
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1081-3004
Online Book Clubs: Bridges between Old and New Literacies Practices
Scharber, Cassandra
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v52 n5 p433-437 Feb 2009
In this Digital Literacies column, online book clubs are offered as one example of how to effectively bridge old and new literacy practices. These Internet-based book clubs capitalize on children's interest in new literacy practices while complementing, and hopefully encouraging, traditional reading practices. Examples from online book clubs offered through a public library system are used to illustrate the possibilities these clubs. (Contains 1 table and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education; Middle Schools
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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