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Analyzing Digital Literacy Demands, Practices, and Discourses within a Library Computer Programming Club for Children

Abstract Among researchers, educators, and other stakeholders in literacy education, there has been a growing emphasis on developing literacy pedagogies that are more responsive to the ways young people experience literacy in their everyday lives, which often make use of digital media and other technologies for exchanging meaning. This dissertation project sought to explore the nature of these digital-age literacies in the context of children learning through and about new technologies. Conducting a year-long, multimethod observational study of an out-of-school library-based program designed to engage students in self-directed learning around the domain of computer programming, this project was framed around an analysis of digital-age literacies in ... (more)
Created Date 2018
Contributor Aguilera, Earl (Author) / GEE, ELISABETH R (Advisor) / GEE, JAMES P (Committee member) / SERAFINI, FRANK (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject Education / Educational technology / Language arts / COMPUTER SCIENCE / DIGITAL / INFORMAL / LITERACY / MEDIA / TECHNOLOGY
Type Doctoral Dissertation
Extent 200 pages
Language English
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Note Doctoral Dissertation Learning, Literacies and Technologies 2018
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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