Global Conversations in Literacy Research: Digital and Critical Literacies
In this collection renowned literacy and language education scholars who have shaped policy and practice aimed toward social justice and equity address current issues-both intellectual and practical-in the teaching of literacy in classrooms and educational settings across diverse and international settings. Themes include digital literacy, comprehension, artefactual literacy, critical literacy, and ESOL. Drawn from talks that were presented live and hosted by GCLR, an online open-access critical literacy project (https://globalconversationsinliteracy.wordpress.com), this book is designed for teacher educators and teachers, students, and scholars to provide access, in edited written form, to these scholars' seminal talks. Open access is available to the PowerPoint slides used in the online talks and authentic audience-generated questions and responses from the speakers. Contributors include Donna Alvermann, Richard Beach, Catherine Beavis, Brian Cambourne, Barbara Comber, Catherine Compton-Lilly, Julia Davies, James Gee, Jerome Harste, Hilary Janks, Allan Luke, Jackie Marsh, Guy Merchant, Sharon Murphy, Bonny Norton, Vivian Vasquez, Karen Wohlwend.