Comments on Greenhow, Robelia, and Hughes: Expanding the New Literacies Conversation

  title={Comments on Greenhow, Robelia, and Hughes: Expanding the New Literacies Conversation},
  author={D. J. Leu and W. O’Byrne and Lisa Zawilinski and J. G. McVerry and Heidi Everett-Cacopardo},
  journal={Educational Researcher},
  pages={264 - 269}
  • D. J. Leu, W. O’Byrne, +2 authors Heidi Everett-Cacopardo
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology
  • Educational Researcher
  • Using a popularized notion such as Web 2.0 limits research efforts by employing a binary construct, one initially prompted by commercial concerns. Instead, the authors of this article, commenting on Greenhow, Robelia, and Hughes (2009), suggest that continuous, not dichotomous, change in the technologies of literacy and learning defines the Internet. They argue that a dual-level theory of New Literacies is a productive way to conceptualize this continuous change, especially for education. They… CONTINUE READING
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