Redefining Literacy in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

  • David F. Warlick
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  • ISBN-10: 158683309X
  • ISBN-13: 9781586833091
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 312 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2004 | Published/Released June 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2004

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Walk away with a new definition of literacy for the Information Age that you can pass on to learners of all ages. Find suggestions and resources for discovering your own path to promoting literacy in the 21st century. "Action Items" suggest specific activities for all educators to undertake right away; a corresponding Web site serves as a meeting place and discussion forum where digital versions of charts, handouts and resources are also available.

Print Publication date: 01/01/2004

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Table of Contents.
Table of Figures.
About the Author.
Introduction and User's Guide.
1: Setting the Stage—A Future Fiction.
2: The Story.
3: Assumptions About the Future.
4: Assumptions—New Tools.
5: Assumptions—What We Do with New Tools.
6: Assumptions—Curriculum and the New Tools.
7: Critical Questions for Educators.
8: Exposing the Information.
9: A Brief History of Networked Digital Information.
10: Investigative Strategies—Personal Information Digital Libraries.
11: Investigative Strategies—Finding Witnesses.
12: Investigative Strategies—Finding Evidence.
13: Investigative Strategies—Search Logs.
14: Investigative Strategies—Search Language.
15: Investigative Strategy—Evaluating the Information.
16: Investigative Strategy—Asking Questions.
17: Investigative Strategy—Defend Your Information.
18: Conclusion.
19: Action Items.
20: Employing the Information.
21: Employing Text.
22: Employing Images.
23: Employing Audio.
24: Employing Video.
25: Conclusion.
26: Action Items.
27: Expressing Ideas Compellingly.
28: Communicating Compellingly—Text.
29: Communicating Compellingly—Images.
30: Communicating Compellingly—Animation.
31: Communicating Compellingly—Video Production.
32: Communicating Compellingly—Web Publishing.
33: Communicating Compellingly—Programming.
34: Conclusion.
35: Action Items.
36: Ethics and Context.
37: Ethics and the Age of Information.
38: Context.
39: Action Items.
Conclusion! A Student of the Future.
Works Cited.
Appendix A.
Appendix B.
Appendix C.