Posts tagged "writing"

LRA: Research to Practice Episode 003 – Writing and Multimodality

Episode 003 of the LRA: Research to Practice Show will be held on Monday January 13th from 2:00-3:00 pm. The purpose of the Research to Practice series is to connect current research and “best principles” to what could/should be happening in the classroom. We’ll be using Google Hangouts-on-Air to broadcast and save the shows. This means that you can watch the show live while it is…

Facilitating Critical Evaluation Skills through Content Creation: Empowering Adolescents as Readers and Writers of Online Information

The final title of my dissertation is: Facilitating Critical Evaluation Skills through Content Creation: Empowering Adolescents as Readers and Writers of Online Information  The dissertation was successfully defended at 2 PM on August 31st, 2012…at 2 PM. I embedded the final materials as well as the proposal below for those of you that are interested. Abstract…

Poetry, Digital Media, and Mobile Phones

In a series of blog posts, brothers Ian O’Byrne, a researcher at the New Literacies Research Lab, and Scott Myers, English teacher and Department Head at a high school in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, share their thoughts on issues of the thoughtful integration of the Internet and other communication technologies into classrooms. I have been…