Tag Archives: Multiliteracies

Developing “Healthy Skeptics” in the Age of New Literacies

One of my most poignant “slaps on the face” in the classroom came while conferring with a student over their research paper. During our conversation, confusion aroseĀ from the conflicting information that he had found on the web. Upon further dialogue, … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy: Teaching Infographics, a sub-genre

During the past few months, I have had the pleasure of teaching a Digital Storytelling course. The focus was on how students can use digital modes to communicate their understanding of concepts, topics, and problems. Recently, the learning was on … Continue reading

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Digital Literacies: Multimedia Projects as Mentor Texts

Multimedia Projects provide students a different alternative to demonstrate their learning and understanding of a concept or theme. Traditionally, students demonstrated knowledge by taking a test or writing a paper. These unimodal demonstrations do not equip students with the necessary … Continue reading

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