Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1466659831
  • ISBN-13: 9781466659834
  • DDC: 372.6044
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 684 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released September 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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More emphasis is being placed on writing instruction in K-12 schools than ever before. With the growing number of digital tools in the classroom, it is important that K-12 teachers learn how to use these tools to effectively teach writing in all content areas. The Handbook of Research on Digital Tools for Writing Instruction in K-12 Settings will provide research about how students use digital tools to write, both in and out of school settings, as well as discuss issues and concerns related to the use of these learning methods. This publication is beneficial to educators, professionals, and researchers working in the field of K-12 and teacher education.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Advances in Educational Technologies and Instructional Design (AETID) Book Series.
Titles in this Series.
Editorial Advisory Board.
List of Reviewers.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Detailed Table of Contents.
1: Writing with WEB 2.0 and Social Media.
2: Designing Writing Tasks in Google Docs that Encourage Conversation: An Inquiry into Feedback and Revision.
3: Writing to Learn: Blogging about Language Arts and Social Studies in a Grade 5 Classroom.
4: Tagxedo: Using Digital Technologies to Support the Writing of Students in an Alternative Education Program.
5: Examining Middle-School Students' Uses of Diigo Annotations to Engage in Collaborative Argumentative Writing.
6: Connecting In and Out-of-School Writing through Digital Tools.
7: Virtual Vacations: Recursive Scaffolding in Digital Composition.
8: Socially Networking the Past: Digital Mediation of Disciplinary Writing.
9: Writing with Mobile and Multimodal Technologies.
10: Students' Out-of-School Writing Practices in an Educational Facebook Application: The Case of Hot Dish.
11: An Argument for a Multimodal, Online System to Support English Learners' Writing Development.
12: Multilingual, Multimodal Compositions in Technology-Mediated Hybrid Spaces.
13: Reading-to-Learn from Subject Matter Texts: A Digital Storytelling Circle Approach.
14: iLiterate: Exploring iPads, Multimodality, and Writing Pedagogy in Secondary English.
15: Padlet Walls, Weeblies, and Twitter: Incorporating Multimodal and Digital Literacies in the San Antonio Writing Project and in a Seventh-Grade English Language Arts Classroom.
16: Preschoolers as Digital Designers: Composing Dual Language eBooks Using Touchscreen Computer Tablets.
17: Young Writers Create Digital E-Books Using Nooks.
18: Integrating Technology with Writing Instruction.
19: A Historical Overview of Writing and Technology: Seeking the Right Instructional Tools for the Job.
20: Supporting Young Writers through the Writing Process in a Paperless Classroom.
21: Supporting the Development of Writing Abstraction with Technology.
22: Translating Traditional Writing Process Tools to Digital Ones: Integrating Digital Writing in K-12 Classrooms.
23: Real World Writing with Digital Prompts.
24: Employing Digital Tools to Support Writing in Mathematics and the Implementation of the Common Core State Standards.
25: Using ResponsiveDesign as a Shared Approach to Address the Challenge of Composing with Digital Tools.
26: Online Peer Conferencing in Four Different Educational Settings: Practices and Insights.
27: Composing Texts and Identities in an Alternative High School English Class.
28: Preparing Educators to Teach Writing Digitally.
29: Preparing Teachers to Immerse Students in Multimodal Digital Writing Opportunities.
30: Professional Development for Teaching Writing in a Digital Age.
31: Pose/Wobble/Flow: Designing Connected Learning Opportunities for Preservice Teachers in the Era of the Common Core.
32: Professional Development 1.5: Two Models for Helping Teachers Implement Digital Tools in Writing Pedagogy.
33: Scaffolding Pre-Service English Teachers to Teach Secondary Students How to Utilize Digital Tools when Composing.
34: The Integration of Digital Tools during Strategic and Interactive Writing Instruction.
35: What Now? Shifting Our Colleagues' Perceptions of Digital Writing.
Compilation of References.
About the Contributors.