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Literacy education in the context of globalisation

Luke, Allan, Iyer, Radha, & Doherty, Catherine (2011) Literacy education in the context of globalisation. In Lapp, Diane & Fisher, Douglas (Eds.) Handbook of Research on Teaching of English Language Arts, 3rd Ed. Routledge, New York.

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Abstract

This review chapter provides an overview of English language literacy education in the contexts of cultural and economic globalisation. Drawing case study examples of India and China, the authors outline three complementary models: the development paradigm, the hegemony paradigm and the new literacies paradigm. The analysis focuses on effects of the spread of English on vernacular languages and the non-synchronous issues raised by digital production cultures. Noting the difficulties of education systems in contending with new literacies - it argues for the reframing of transnational relations, global material conditions and new communications technologies as the objects of critical literacy education.

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ID Code: 31587
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: literacy, globalization, critical literacy, digital cultures, development
ISBN: 9780415877367
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Educational Technology and Computing (130306)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Comparative and Cross-Cultural Education (130302)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Institutes > Institute for Creative Industries and Innovation
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2011 Routledge
Deposited On: 31 Mar 2010 15:13
Last Modified: 15 May 2012 07:52

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