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- ISBN: 9780805856514 | 080585651X
- Cover: Hardcover
- Copyright: 3/10/2008
Situated at the intersection of two of the most important areas in educational research today a?? literacy and technology a?? this handbook draws on the potential of each while carving out important new territory. It provides leadership for this newly emerging field, directing scholars to the major issues, theoretical perspectives, and interdisciplinary research on new literacies. Features: Brings together a diverse international team of editors and chapter authors Provides an extensive collection of research reviews in a critical area of educational research Makes visible the multiple perspectives and theoretical frames that currently drive work in new literacies Establishes important space for the emerging field of new literacies research Includes a unique Commentary section The Handbook of Research on New Literacies is intended for the literacy researchcommunity including scholars and students from the traditional reading and writing research communities in education and educational psychology as well as those from information science, cognitive science, psychology, sociolinguistics, computer mediated communication, and other related areas that find literacy to be an important area of investigation.