LINGUIST List 13.1471

Thu May 23 2002

Books: Applied Ling:Silicon Literacies

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  1. jleppig, Silicon Literacies by Ilana Snyder (ed.)

Message 1: Silicon Literacies by Ilana Snyder (ed.)

Date: Wed, 22 May 2002 17:02:11 +0000
From: jleppig <>
Subject: Silicon Literacies by Ilana Snyder (ed.)

Title: Silicon Literacies
Subtitle: Communication, Innovation and Education in the Electronic Age
Series Title: Literacies
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Routledge
Editor: Ilana Snyder 
Paperback: ISBN: 0415276683, Pages: 208, Price: 27.95
Comment: Series Editor: David Barton


Written by leading international scholars from a range of disciplines,
Silicon Literacies examine the implications of electronic text. From
role-playing in computer games to eBay to Internet degree programs,
this book reveals that being "computer-literate" entails an
understanding of how different modalities combine to create
meaning. The contributors of this book recognize that in the digital
age reading and writing are only a part of what it means to be
literate. This book facilitates an understanding of the ways in which
new technology influences, shapes and even transforms the concept of

Lingfield(s): Applied Linguistics, Sociolinguistics
Written In: English (Language Code: ENG)

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