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- DescriptionThe multiliteracies approach to literacy education has become established as an accessible and effective paradigm for classroom practice in the 21st century. The Multiliteracies Classroom enlivens this theory with its vivid description of events in a real classroom. Teachers will identify with the lively transcripts of classroom interactions, and be inspired to widen students' access to new literacy practices in an increasingly digital and globalised world. The possibilities and constraints that can be encountered when implementing multiliteracies are explored in detail. Educators kw from experience that students begin their classroom journey with entirely unequal opportunities for literacy success. The Multiliteracies Classroom does t igre this reality, highlighting the influence of society's patterns of power on literacy learning in the digital age. Its key themes provide a blueprint for the future of literacy research and practice.
- Author BiographyKathy A. Mills is Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Education at Queensland University of Technology, Australia. Kathy's research interests include literacy, digital media, education research paradigms, critical sociology, ethnography, classroom observation, discourse analysis, and multimodal analysis. She is Associate Editor of the Australian Educational Researcher and her previous works include The Multiliteracies Classroom (Multilingual Matters, 2011).
- Author(s)Kathy A. Mills
- PublisherChannel View Publications Ltd
- Date of Publication01/11/2010
- Series TitleNew Perspectives on Language and Education
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 21
- Place of PublicationBristol
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintMultilingual Matters
- Weight226 g
- Width148 mm
- Height210 mm
- Spine10 mm
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