User Localization Strategies in the Face of Technological Breakdown

(2014). On “Techne” and “Episteme”. In R. C. Scharff & V. Dusek (Eds.), Philosophy of technology: The ... Community Literacy Journal, 9(1), 18–38.

Author: Isidore Kafui Dorpenyo

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9783030263997

Category: Social Science

Page: 243

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This book examines Ghana’s use of the fingerprint biometric technology in order to further conversations about localization championed by technical communication scholars. Localization, in this case, refers to the extent to which users demonstrate their knowledge of use by subverting and reconfiguring the purpose of technology to solve local problems. Dorpenyo argues that the success of a technology depends on how it meets the users’ needs and the creative efforts users put into use situations. In User Localization Strategies in the Face of Technological Breakdown, Dorpenyo advocates studying how users of technological systems construct knowledge about the technology and develop local strategies to solve technological breakdowns. By analyzing technical documents and interview transcripts, the author identifies and advances three user localization strategies: linguistic localization, subversive localization, and user-heuristic experience localization, and considers how biometric systems can become a tool of marginalization.

Literacy Assessment and Intervention for Classroom Teachers

Strengthening school-family-community engagement through community dialogues. Journal of Social Action in Counseling and Psychology, 9(1), 9–37.

Author: Beverly A. DeVries

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781351108140

Category: Education

Page: 562

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The fifth edition of this comprehensive resource helps future and practicing teachers recognize and assess literacy problems, while providing practical, effective intervention strategies to help every student succeed. DeVries thoroughly explores the major components of literacy, offering an overview of pertinent research, suggested methods and tools for diagnosis and assessment, intervention strategies and activities, and technology applications to increase students' skills. Updated to reflect the needs of teachers in increasingly diverse classrooms, the fifth edition addresses scaffolding for English language learners, and offers appropriate instructional strategies and tailored teaching ideas to help both teachers and their students. Several valuable appendices include assessment tools, instructions and visuals for creating and implementing the book's more than 150 instructional strategies and activities, and other resources. New to the Fifth Edition: Up-to-date and in line with ILA, CCSS, and most state and district literacy standards, this edition also addresses the important shifts and evolution of these standards. New chapter on Language Development, Speaking, and Listening covers early literacy, assessment, and interventions. New intervention strategies and activities are featured in all chapters and highlight a stronger technology component. Updated Companion Website with additional tools, resources, and examples of teachers using assessment strategies.

Literacy Across the Community

International Multilingual Research Journal, 9(1), 43–58. McCarty, T., & Lee, T. (2014).

Author: Laurie A Henry

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781000290059

Category: Education

Page: 336

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This volume explores and evaluates community-based literacy programs, examining how they bridge gaps in literacy development, promote dialogue, and connect families, communities, and schools. Highlighting the diversity of existing literary initiatives across populations, this book brings together innovative and emerging scholarship on the relationship between P20 schools and community-based literacy programming. This volume not only identifies trends in research and practice, but it also addresses the challenges affecting these community-based programs and presents the best practices that emerge from them. Collaborating with leading scholars to provide national and international perspectives, and offering a clear, birds-eye view of the state of community literacy praxis, chapters cover programming in a multitude of settings and for a wide range of learners, from early childhood to incarcerated youths and adults, and including immigrants, refugees, and indigenous communities. Topics include identity and empowerment, language and literacy development across the lifespan, rural and urban environments, and partnership programs. The breadth of community literacy programming gathered in a single volume represents a unique array of models and topics, and has relevance for researchers, scholars, graduate students, pre-service educators, and community educators in literacy.

Sustainable Diets

Community Literacy Journal, 2015; 10(1): 1–3 Vidgen H (Ed.). ... The British Journal of Nutrition, 2014; 113(1): 19 Barton KL, Wrieden WL, Sherriff A, ...

Author: Pamela Mason

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781317770039

Category: Medical

Page: 354

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How can huge populations be fed healthily, equitably and affordably while maintaining the ecosystems on which life depends? The evidence of diet’s impact on public health and the environment has grown in recent decades, yet changing food supply, consumer habits and economic aspirations proves hard. This book explores what is meant by sustainable diets and why this has to be the goal for the Anthropocene, the current era in which human activities are driving the mismatch of humans and the planet. Food production and consumption are key drivers of transitions already underway, yet policy makers hesitate to reshape public eating habits and tackle the unsustainability of the global food system. The authors propose a multi-criteria approach to sustainable diets, giving equal weight to nutrition and public health, the environment, socio-cultural issues, food quality, economics and governance. This six-pronged approach to sustainable diets brings order and rationality to what either is seen as too complex to handle or is addressed simplistically and ineffectually. The book provides a major overview of this vibrant issue of interdisciplinary and public interest. It outlines the reasons for concern and how actors throughout the food system (governments, producers, civil society and consumers) must engage with (un)sustainable diets.

Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in Higher Education Environments

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning, 9(1), 27–33. Retrieved from Schmidt, H. (2012).

Author: Cubbage, Jayne

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522540601

Category: Education

Page: 396

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Media is rapidly evolving, from social media to news channels, individuals are being bombarded with headlines, new technologies, and varying opinions. Teaching the next generation of communication professionals how to interact with varying forms of media is paramount as they will be the future distributors of news and information. The Handbook of Research on Media Literacy in Higher Education Environments provides emerging research on the role of journalism and mass communication education in the digital era. While highlighting topics such as community media labs, political cognition, and public engagement, this publication explores the impact of globalization and a changing and diversified world within the realm of higher education. This publication is an important resource for educators, academicians, professionals, and researchers seeking current research on applications and strategies in promoting media and digital studies in higher education.

Literacy Theories for the Digital Age

Unsworth, L. (2014) Multimodal reading comprehension: Curriculum expectations and large-scale ... Pedagogies: An International Journal 9 (1), 26–44.

Author: Dr. Kathy A. Mills

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781783094646

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 236

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Winner of the 2017 Edward Fry Book Award from the Literacy Research Association. Literacy Theories for the Digital Age insightfully brings together six essential approaches to literacy research and educational practice. The book provides powerful and accessible theories for readers, including Socio-cultural, Critical, Multimodal, Socio-spatial, Socio-material and Sensory Literacies. The brand new Sensory Literacies approach is an original and visionary contribution to the field, coupled with a provocative foreword from leading sensory anthropologist David Howes. This dynamic collection explores a legacy of literacy research while showing the relationships between each paradigm, highlighting their complementarity and distinctions. This highly relevant compendium will inspire researchers and teachers to explore new frontiers of thought and practice in times of diversity and technological change.

Best of the Independent Journals in Rhetoric and Composition 2014

... 5 4 - 8 8 7 9 ISSN 2327-4778 (print) ISSN 2327-4786 (online) 978-1-60235-823-2 ... Introduction James Seitz and Jessica Pauszek COMMUNITY LITERACY JOURNAL.

Author: Steve Parks

Publisher: Parlor Press LLC

ISBN: 9781602358256

Category: Computers

Page: 267

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THE BEST OF THE INDEPENDENT RHETORIC AND COMPOSITION JOURNALS 2014 represents the result of a nationwide conversation—beginning with journal editors, but expanding to teachers, scholars and workers across the discipline of Rhetoric and Composition—to select essays that showcase the innovative and transformative work now being published in the field’s independent journals.

Home School and Community Collaboration

School Community Journal, 13(1), 35–64. The Math Glossary: Common Core Learning Standards. (2014). Retrieved November 9, 2014, ...

Author: Kathy B. Grant

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 9781506301167

Category: Education

Page: 592

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Filled with practical suggestions and reflective opportunities, Home, School, and Community Collaboration, Third Edition uses the culturally responsive family support model as a framework to prepare teachers to work with diverse families. This text includes contributions from 22 experts in the field, offering a wide range of perspectives on issues of family involvement that today’s teachers are likely to encounter. Authors Kathy B. Grant and Julie A. Ray offer the latest research on family demographics, including those with children who have special needs. Numerous real-life vignettes and case studies have been incorporated throughout the text to show readers the practical application of culturally responsive family engagement.

Community Practice and Urban Youth

Journal of Language and Literacy Education, 9 (1), 136¥143. Graham, A., & Fitzgerald, R. (2010). Progressing children«s participation: Exploring the ...

Author: Melvin Delgado

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317406303

Category: Social Science

Page: 248

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Community Practice and Urban Youth is for graduate level students in fields that offer youth studies and community practice courses. Practitioners in these fields, too, will find the book particularly useful in furthering the integration of social justice as a conceptual and philosophical foundation. The use of food, environmental justice, and immigrant-rights and the book’s focus on service-learning and civic engagement involving these three topics offers an innovative approach for courses.

Information and Technology Literacy Concepts Methodologies Tools and Applications

Journal of Information Technology Research, 9(1),54–64. doi:10.4018/JITR.2016010104 Shelby-Caffey, C., Úbéda, E., & Jenkins, B. (2014).

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781522534181

Category: Computers

Page: 2349

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People currently live in a digital age in which technology is now a ubiquitous part of society. It has become imperative to develop and maintain a comprehensive understanding of emerging innovations and technologies. Information and Technology Literacy: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is an authoritative reference source for the latest scholarly research on techniques, trends, and opportunities within the areas of digital literacy. Highlighting a wide range of topics and concepts such as social media, professional development, and educational applications, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academics, technology developers, researchers, students, practitioners, and professionals interested in the importance of understanding technological innovations.

Children s Multilingual Literacy

Fostering Childhood Literacy in Home and Community Settings Pauline Harris ... International Multilingual Research Journal, 9(1), 43–58.

Author: Pauline Harris

Publisher: Springer Nature

ISBN: 9789811565878



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Rewriting Partnerships

Reflections: A Journal of Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy 4 (2): ... 2014. Interview with Rachael Shah. May 20. Rojas, Roman. 2014.

Author: Rachael W. Shah

Publisher: University Press of Colorado

ISBN: 9781607329602

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 231

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Community members are rarely tapped for their insights on engaged teaching and research, but without these perspectives, it is difficult to create ethical and effective practices. Rewriting Partnerships calls for a radical reorientation to the knowledges of community partners. Emphasizing the voices of community members themselves—the adult literacy learners, secondary students, and youth activists who work with college students—the book introduces Critical Community-Based Epistemologies, a deeply practical approach to knowledge construction that centers the perspectives of marginalized participants. Drawing on interviews with over eighty community members, Rewriting Partnerships features community knowledges in three common types of community-engaged learning: youth working with college students in a writing exchange program, nonprofit staff who serve as clients for student projects, and community members who work with graduate students. Interviewees from each type of partnership offer practical strategies for creating more ethical collaborations, including how programs are built, how projects are introduced to partners, and how graduate students are educated. The book also explores three approaches to partnership design that create space for community voices at the structural level: advisory boards, participatory evaluation, and community grading. Immediately applicable to teachers, researchers, community partners, and administrators involved in community engagement, Rewriting Partnerships offers concrete strategies for creating more community-responsive partnerships at the classroom level as well as at the level of program and research design. But most provocatively, the book challenges common assumptions about who can create knowledge about community-based learning, demonstrating that community partners have the potential to contribute significantly to community engagement scholarship and program decision-making.

Creating Experiential Learning Opportunities for Language Learners

Journal of Experiential Education 30 (1), 36–53. Sousa, E-K. ... Reflections: A Journal on Writing, Service-Learning, and Community Literacy 9 (1), 162–190.

Author: Melanie Bloom

Publisher: Multilingual Matters

ISBN: 9781783097333

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


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While much research has been done on experiential learning opportunities in study abroad settings, there are fewer publications devoted to experiential learning in the domestic context. This volume aims to fill that gap by providing a collection of chapters highlighting research-based innovations in experiential learning in domestic settings. The book focuses on three experiential learning contexts: community engagement experiences, professional engagement experiences and other unique experiential contexts such as language camps and houses. The collection focuses on the US context but the research projects and curricular innovations described here can serve as models for educators working in other local contexts and will encourage interested practitioners to explore experiential learning opportunities in their local areas. It will also provide the reader with a better understanding of this growing field of inquiry and should appeal to graduate students and researchers who are interested in experiential language learning.

The Online Classroom

Researching the community of inquiry framework: Review, issues, and future directions. ... Journal of Interactive Online Learning, 9(1), 23–43.

Author: Brooke B. Eisenbach

Publisher: IAP

ISBN: 9781641134613

Category: Education

Page: 305

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The world of middle level education is rapidly evolving. Increasingly, online learning platforms are complementing or replacing traditional classroom settings. As students exchange classroom interaction for online collaboration, pencils for keyboards, face-to-face conversations for chat room texts, and traditional lessons for digital modules, it becomes apparent that teachers, schools, and administrators must identify ways to keep pace. We must identify ways to meet the needs of middle level learners within this digital context. In this volume, researchers and teachers share a variety of resources centered on the growing world of virtual education and its implications for the middle level learner, educator, and classroom.

Using Tension as a Resource

Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 56(6), 500–509. Johnson, L. L. (2016). ... Community Literacy Journal, 6(1), 55–78. Yancey, K., Robertson, L., ...

Author: Heidi L. Hallman

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475845495

Category: Education

Page: 210

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This book focuses on the tensions that emerge in teaching the English language arts methods course within teacher education programs. It features chapters that grapple with the historical legacies of influence on methods/pedagogy as well as contemporary challenges in teaching methods courses alongside field experiences.

Research Anthology on Facilitating New Educational Practices Through Communities of Learning

Virtual Professional Learning Communities: Teachers' Perceptions of Virtual Versus Face-to-Face ... Journal of Content Area Reading, 9(1), 105–122.

Author: Management Association, Information Resources

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781799872955

Category: Education

Page: 843

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With the future of education being disrupted and the onset of day-to-day uncertainties and challenges that have to be solved quickly, teachers are now turning to professional development communities/support communities where they can share and learn about effective practices to use in the classroom. While transitioning to blended or online learning and keeping up with the technological advances in education, these communities provide an essential backbone for teachers to rely on for support and updated knowledge on what educational practices are being utilized, how they are working, and what solutions have been found for the ever-changing climate of education. Research on the benefits and use of these communities, as well as on the latest educational practices, is essential in teacher development and student learning in the current culture of a rapidly changing educational environment. The Research Anthology on Facilitating New Educational Practices Through Communities of Learning contains hand-selected, previously published research that provides information on the communities of learning that teachers are currently involved in to seek the latest educational practices. The chapters cover the context of these communities, the benefits, and an overview of how this support is a necessary tool in today’s practices of teaching and learning. While highlighting topics such as learning communities, teacher development, mentoring, and virtual communities, this book is essential for inservice and preservice teachers, administrators, teacher educators, practitioners, stakeholders, researchers, academicians, and students who are interested in how communities of practice tie into professional development, teacher learning, and the online shift in teaching.

Writing for Engagement

Michigan Journal of Community Service Learning 6:53–62. ... Accessed 12 December 2014. http://www.corestandards. org/ELA-Literacy/W/9–10/. Flower, Linda.

Author: Mary P. Sheridan

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 9781498565578

Category: Literary Criticism

Page: 314

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Engagement is trendy. Although paired most often with community, diverse invocations of engagement have gained cache, capturing longstanding shifts toward new practices of knowledge making that both reflect and facilitate multiple ways of being an academic. Engagement functions as a gloss for these shifts—addressing more expansive understandings of where, how, and with whom we research, teach, and partner. This book examines these shifts, locating them within socio-economic trends within and beyond the higher educational landscape, with particular focus on how they have been enacted within the diverse subfields of writing studies. In so doing, this book provides concrete models for enacting these new responsive practices, thereby encouraging scholars to examine how they can facilitate writing for social action through taking positions, building relationships, and crossing boundaries.

Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries

Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 9(1), 3–28. doi:10.1177/1468798408101.104 doi:10.1177/1468798.408101.104 Mehra, B., & Srinivasan, R. (2007).

Author: Bonnand, Sheila

Publisher: IGI Global

ISBN: 9781466683938

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 377

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The library has always been an essential part of the collegiate experience, providing students with access to knowledge and literature. However, as virtual services and online learning become more prominent within collegiate environments, the ways students conduct research and access resources has been altered. Innovative Solutions for Building Community in Academic Libraries examines new methods librarians use to engage both on-campus and online users in library services, taking into account the significant impacts of online learning on students’ interaction with library resources. Focusing on various outreach practices, techniques of literacy instruction, and the utilization of library spaces, this research-supported book is a pivotal reference source for distance educators, program planners, academics, and library professionals interested in new ways to attract users to library services.

Literacy as Numbers Teacher s Book

Local Literacies: Reading and Writing in One Community. ... Adults Learning Mathematics International Journal 9: 1, 37–52. ...

Author: Mary Hamilton

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9781107525177

Category: Education

Page: 260

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This collection presents new investigations into the role of heritage languages and the correlation between culture and language from a pedagogic and cosmopolitical point of view.

Partners in Literacy

Community Literacy Journal 5(2), 135–51. Schendel, E., and Macauley, W. J., Jr. (2012). ... Technical communication 52(1), 9–20. Tinberg, H. (2014).

Author: Allen Brizee

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475827637

Category: Education

Page: 170

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Partners in Literacy describes the process, research, relationships, and theories that guided a three-year partnership between the Purdue University Writing Lab and two community organizations in Lafayette, Indiana: the Lafayette Adult Resource Academy and WorkOne Express. This partnership resulted in a new section of the globally known Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) and the Community Writing and Education Station (CWEST), which featured adult literacy resources in the areas of GED preparation, English as a Second Language, and workplace and job search literacy. Using an empirical and iterative design process, the authors worked closely with their community partners to develop, test, revise, and launch these resources. In Partners in Literacy, the authors argue that writing centers can be effective spaces from which to work with the community and that writing centers’ missions of sustainability, outreach, and research-driven practice can offer valuable philosophies for civic engagement. To support this argument, the book discusses the research methods and findings, the process behind developing and sustaining the three-year engagement project, and the personal relationships that ultimately held the project together.