Literacy in the Digital Age shows teachers how to help students communicate clearly, accurately, purposefully, and tactfully using current electronic technology. With the main focus on literacy and critical thinking, this book explains how teachers can incorporate technology to advance students literacy skills and deepen their thinking about the content, perspective, and validity of information online. Specific case studies and teacher tips demonstrate how to strengthen students' skills as responsible online communicators, help them learn how to evaluate websites, and guide them in developing collaborative student projects.
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Number of pages: 152
Weight: 620 g
Dimensions: 279 x 215 x 15 mm
Edition: 2nd Revised edition
"Burniske shows us how to expand our instruction so that electronic literacy becomes an essential component of our classrooms. He challenges us to realize our commitment to develop our students as critical and reflective language users. This is a book all serious literacy professionals need to read and discuss with colleagues." -- From the Foreword by Donna Ogle
"An important, key exploration of how teachers can help students become good online communicators." -- The Bookwatch, June 2008