ERIC Number: EJ903327
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
Twenty-First Century Literacy: A Matter of Scale from Micro to Mega
Brown, Abbie; Slagter van Tryon, Patricia J.
Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, v83 n6 p235-238 2010
Twenty-first century technologies require educators to look for new ways to teach literacy skills. Current communication methods are combinations of traditional and newer, network-driven forms. This article describes the changes twenty-first century technologies cause in the perception of time, size, distance, audience, and available data, and offers suggestions for teaching with these differences in mind.
Descriptors: Literacy Education, Literacy, Educational Technology, Models, Elementary Secondary Education, Decision Making Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A