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Page to screen : taking literacy into the electronic era

Author: Ilana Snyder; Michael Joyce
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
A team of contributors including Gunther Kress, Cynthia Selfe and Gail Hawisher look at issues such as how language on screen works differently from language on the page, what new literacy skills are needed, and how we should teach them.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ilana Snyder; Michael Joyce
ISBN: 0415174643 9780415174640 0415174651 9780415174657 9780203201220 0203201221
OCLC Number: 37293360
Credits: Contributors include Gunther Kress of the University of London Institute of Education.
Description: xxxvi, 260 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Reflections on computers and composition studies at the century's end / Gail E. Hawisher and Cynthia L. Selfe --
The wired world of second-language education / Michele Knobel [and others] --
Visual and verbal modes of representation in electronically mediated communication: the potentials of new forms of text / Gunther Kress --
The rhetorics and languages of electronic mail / Charles Moran and Gail E. Hawisher --
Rhetorics of the Web: hyperreading and critical literacy / Nicholas C. Burbules --
Beyond the hype: reassessing hypertext / Ilana Snyder --
Will the most reflexive relativist please stand up: hypertext, argument and relativism / Jane Yellowlees Douglas --
New stories for new readers: contour, coherence and constructive hypertext / Michael Joyce --
Living on the surface: learning in the age of global communication networks / Johndan Johnson-Eilola --
Children, computers and life online: education in a cyber-world / Richard Smith and Pamela Curtin --
Computer games, culture and curriculum / Catherine Beavis.
Responsibility: edited by Ilana Snyder ; [Michael Joyce and others].
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This collection examines how new electronic technologies affect the way we read and write, how we teach reading and writing and the way in which we define literacy practices.  Read more...


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