Digital Literacies

Printed Resources

  Benini, S. and L. Murray. (2014). Challenging Prensky's Characterization of Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants in a Real-World Classroom Setting. In J. P. Guikenna and L. Williams (Eds). Digital Literatcies in Foreign and Second Language Education. San Marcos: CALICO.
  Bloch, J. and M. J. Wilkinson. (2014) Teaching Digital Literacies. Alexandria: TESOL.
  Cuban, L. (2001). Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  Dudeney, Gavin, N. Hockly, and M. Pegrum. (2013). Digital Literacies. Harlow, England: Pearson.
  Erstad, L. (2010). Citizens navigating in literate worlds. In M. Thomas (*Ed.) Deconstructing digital natives: Young people, technology and the new literacies (pp. 99-118). New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
  Pegrum, Mark. (2009). From Blogs to Bombs: The Future of Digital Technologies in Education. UWA Publishing: Western Australia.
  Prensky, M. (2001). Digital natives, digital immigrants. On the Horizon, 9(5). Also available at
  Standage, Tom. (1998). The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers. The Berkley Publishing Group: New York.
  Wan Ng (2012). Can we teach digital natives digital literacy? Computers & Education 59 (2012) 1065-1078.


Online Resources

The Core Rules of Netiquette (from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea)
Critical Evaluation (from Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything)
Digital ID Wiki (21st Century Citizenship)
EdTech in ELT: Flipping the Classroom: Essential Steps for Success (By Christel Broady)
Bloch, J. (2007). Abdullah's Blogging: A Generation 1.5 Student enters the Blogosphere. Language Learning & Technology, 11.
Connected schools in decline
Digital Literacies (Talk by Gavin Dudeney)
Electronic Village Online (Free 5-week courses that are offered by TESOL CALL Interest Section each January and February)
How E-Reading Threatens Learning in the Humanities (by Naomi S. Baron) This piece includes an interesting discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of e-texts.
In Praise of ‘Paper Space.' (interesting comments at the end) by Douglas Groothuis
Learning2gether: (Online community of English teachers who meet weekly to teach one another)
Tenure and the End of the Three-Ring Binder: Lessons from making the transition from paper to digitized promotion files (by Patricia Aufderheide)
Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us
Webheads in Action

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