Monday, September 6, 2010

Working Definition of Multiple Literacies

The term "multiple literacies" refers to the many kinds of texts and literacy practices that are intertwined with contemporary life.  Some examples of text under the term multiple literacies include: classics and postmodern literature, fiction and non-fiction trade books, newspapers, magazines, web pages, PowerPoint, e-mail, IM, cell phones (text), graphic novels, video games, podcasts, video, film, fanfiction, memes, drama and poetry slams.

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