November #literacies chat: Digital Divides and Social Inclusion

Continuing our months-long exploration into the Handbook of Writing, Literacies, and Education in Digital Cultures , on Tuesday, November 14 at 8 pm EST/5 pm PST we will discuss issues raised in Chapter 5: Digital Divides and Social Inclusion. The idea of a digital divide has evolved from concerns over simple access to digital devices to conceptions of…

Transmedia with @AmandaHavard

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation below! As a storyteller and storyliver (story-er?), I (@AmandaHavard) have long since been invested in the evolution of storytelling. There exists a generation of digital natives hungry for content and suspended-disbelief experiences that exist outside the confines of network TV screens, traditionally published hardbacks, and the stone-built walls…

On 11/7 Graphic Novels and #literacies

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation in the comments below! From Sterg Botzakis @sbotzakis: Mark your calendars! This coming Thursday, November 7th at 8 pm, I will be taking part in a live chat about graphic novels on Twitter. You can find the #literacies chat by following this link, and I will be talking about…

Art, Activism & #Literacies w/ @linlouj and @diglitalvermann

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation below! From Lindy Johnson and Donna Alvermann: For our May 2nd #literacies chat, we’d like to talk about “Art, Activism & Literacy.”  After planning and attending the JoLLE Conference on “Activist Literacies,” (Simon, Campano, Yee, Ghiso, Sánchez, & Low, 2012), we were intrigued by the fact that…

Twitteracy: A New #Literacies Practice

Find the Chat Archive here…and continue the conversation below! Guest host this week is Benjamin Gleason (@BWGleason). The title of this #literacies chat comes from the article “Twitteracy: A New Literacy Practice” which Christine Greenhow (@chrisgreenhow) and I wrote in October, 2012 in a special issue on New Litearcies in the Educational Forum. We aimed to…