Best Practices in Teaching Digital Literacies, Paperback / softback Book

Best Practices in Teaching Digital Literacies Paperback / softback

Edited by Evan Ortlieb, Earl H. Cheek, Peggy Semingson

Part of the Literacy Research, Practice and Evaluation series


The almost universal reliance upon digitaltools for social, academic, and career development will only become morepronounced in the years to come.

Teacher education programs remain ill-equippedto adequately prepare educators with the pedagogies needed to foster digitalliteracies.

What is needed is a set of best practices towards teaching digitalliteracies so that teachers can better meet the emerging needs of theirstudents in today's classrooms.

Where should teachers begin? What are theessentials of digital literacies within K-12 contexts? And how might wereimagine teacher education programs to optimally prepare teachers for workingwith technologically connected youth, whose literacies are more complex,interconnected, and diverse than ever?This volume provides a practicalframework for teacher education programs to develop K-12 students' digitalliteracies.

It offers a set of best practices in teaching digitalliteracies that promote access to research-based pedagogies for immediateimplementation in classrooms.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Emerald Publishing Limited
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Literacy
  • ISBN: 9781787544345



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