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Teaching Literacy/ies with Mobile Devices

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Part of the New Language Learning and Teaching Environments book series (NLLTE)

Abstract

Literacy is fundamental to educational endeavours. All around the world, governments seek to improve it and development projects seek to spread it. But literacy long ago fractured into a plural concept. Well before the digital era, we started to hear about visual literacy, media literacy and information literacy. With the advent of digital technologies, these literacies have taken on added importance and new ones have begun to emerge. But it’s unsettled terrain. Both technologies and literacies are continuing to shift in mutually constitutive ways.

Keywords

Mobile Phone Mobile Device Mobile Technology Information Literacy Mobile Learn 
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© Mark Pegrum 2014

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationThe University of Western AustraliaAustralia

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