Equity in Digital Literacies:  Access, Ethics and Engagement

Equity in Digital Literacies: Access, Ethics and Engagement

To apply for this conference, please click here. In language and literacy studies, the proliferation of new digital tools and forms of symbolic representation has raised serious concerns about access to digital technologies, the ethics of new language and literacy practices, and the educational polices that link the broad digital world to learning contexts within […]

New book by Dr. Maureen Kendrick

New book by Dr. Maureen Kendrick

Over the past three decades, our conceptualizations of literacy and what it means to be literate have expanded to include recognition that there is a qualitative difference in how we communicate through modalities such as the visual, audio, spatial, and linguistic and that different modes are combined in complex ways to make meaning. The field […]

Joint Lecture: Marc Bamuthi Joseph & Daniel Bernard Roumain
DLC Series: Beyond the Northwest Tree Octopus: Multimodal Visual analysis as key to critical digital literacy

DLC Series: Beyond the Northwest Tree Octopus: Multimodal Visual analysis as key to critical digital literacy

  Developing young people’s critical web literacy is of utmost significance, especially at a time when there is such ease of accessibility to the Internet. Because of this, some scholars and most curricular documents urge educators to teach young people to be critical navigators and consumers of the web. There is, however, a notable gap […]

DLC Series: Language and Literacy on the Frontiers of Digital Poetry

DLC Series: Language and Literacy on the Frontiers of Digital Poetry

        How is digital media transforming language? The poet-programmer Jim Andrews has been navigating the frontiers of digital literacy since 1996. His site vispo.com is well-known in the international circles of electronic literature as an innovative centre of interactive, multimedia poetry, essays on language and technology, and generative art. In this DLC Series session, Jim will talk […]