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Children's literature and computer-based teaching


Unsworth, L and Thomas, AA and Simpson, A and Asha, J, Children's literature and computer-based teaching, McGraw-Hill, Berkshire, pp. 152. ISBN 0335216366 (2005) [Authored Research Book]

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This book connects classroom teaching of children’s literature with the digital age. It celebrates the charm of children’s literature and its role in literacy development, as well as the appeal of information and communications technology (ICT) to students and its capacity to enrich students’ learning and enjoyment of literary texts. The authors outline the ways in which children’s literature is developing new dimensions, for example: The re-publication of children’s books on CD ROM and the world wide web Web resources for working with literary texts, including email discussion groups Children’s participation in the collaborative construction of on-line narratives The book provides practical guidance for teachers who are inexperienced with ICT. It describes and discusses implementation of activities that extend traditional approaches to literary texts and take advantage of available technology. It is essential reading for Education students and English and Literacy teachers, as well as anyone with an interest in children’s literacy.

Item Details

Item Type:Authored Research Book
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Curriculum and pedagogy
Research Field:English and literacy curriculum and pedagogy (excl. LOTE, ESL and TESOL)
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Teaching and curriculum
Objective Field:Pedagogy
UTAS Author:Thomas, AA (Dr Angela Thomas)
ID Code:70681
Year Published:2005
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2011-07-01
Last Modified:2012-06-18

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