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The new literacies as placed resources
I develop the argument in this paper that the new l iteracies of screen-based and internet communication work in particular ways in low technology and socially distinctive African contexts. I claimExpand
The Social Uses of Literacy: Theory and Practice in Contemporary South Africa. Studies in Written Language and Literacy, Volume 4.
1. Preface (by Street, Brian) 2. Introduction (by Prinsloo, Mastin) 3. Section 1: Literacies at work 4. 1. Literacy, voter education and constructions of citizenship in the Western Cape during theExpand
The New Literacies as Placed Resources: Research: Information and Communication Technologies.
I develop the argument in this article that the new literacies of screen-based and internet communication work in particular ways in low technology and socially distinctive African contexts. IExpand
What's inside the box? Children's Early Encounters with Literacy in South African Classrooms.
Research on children's early literacy learning has predominantly focused on a 'child attribute improvement methodology' (Bloome & Katz, 2003) in which the child is conceptualised as having a seriesExpand
Literacy in South Africa
Several writers, internationally, have referred to the unstable and changing conceptions of literacy in modern times (Van Der Kamp (1995), Graf f (1987), Barton (1966). As Barton argued at the recentExpand
The future of literacy studies
Series Preface Acknowledgements Notes on Contributors Introduction: The Future of Literacy Studies M.Baynham & M.Prinsloo The Future of 'Social Literacies' B.Street Understanding Textual Practices inExpand
New Directions in Literacy Research
Introducing the Collection The papers collected here are, in the main, based on those presented in a symposium ‘New Directions in Literacy Research’ at the International Association for AppliedExpand
Introduction: the Future of Literacy Studies
It is now some twenty-five years since Literacy Studies took a new direction, turning away from questions of pedagogy and the psycholin-guistic processes of the individual reader–writer and lookingExpand
Digital literacies as placed resources in the globalised periphery
The focus on electronic media as placed resources in this Introduction to this special issue draws attention to the varied and specific ways that media resources are taken hold of in divergent socialExpand
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