The Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood

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Abstract

The Handbook explores six significant areas: • • • • • • Part I presents an overview of research into young children’s digital literacy practices, touching on a range of theoretical, methodological and ethical approaches. Part II considers young children’s reading, writing and meaning-making when using digital media at home and in the wider community. Part III offers an overview of key challenges for early childhood education presented by digital literacy, and discusses political positioning and curricula. Part IV focuses on the multimodal and multi-sensory textual landscape of contemporary literary practices, and how children learn to read and write with and across media. Part V considers how digital technologies both influence and are influenced by children’s online and offline social relationships. Part VI draws together themes from across the Handbook, to propose an agenda for future research into digital literacies in early childhood. A
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood
PublisherRoutledge
Edition1
ISBN (Electronic)9780203730638
ISBN (Print)9781138303881
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 5 Jul 2019

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