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ERIC Number: EJ926025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Jun
Pages: 22
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 45
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0010-096X
Resisting Age Bias in Digital Literacy Research
Bowen, Lauren Marshall
College Composition and Communication, v62 n4 p586-607 Jun 2011
Through an eighty-one-year-old woman's literacy narrative, I argue that literacy researchers should pay greater attention to elder writers, readers, and learners. Particularly as notions of literacy shift in digital times, the perspective of a lifespan can reveal otherwise hidden complexities of literacy, including the motivational impact of affective histories and embodied practices over time. (Contains 8 notes.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Adult Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
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