“Filming in Progress” : new spaces for multimodal designing

Mills, Kathy A. (2010) “Filming in Progress” : new spaces for multimodal designing. Linguistics and Education, 21(1), pp. 14-28.

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Global trends call for new research to investigate multimodal designing mediated by new technologies and the implications for classroom spaces. This article addresses the relationship between new technologies, students’ multimodal designing, and the social production of classroom spaces. Multimodal semiotics and sociological principles are applied to a series of claymation movie-making lessons in an upper primary school in Australia. The analysis focuses on the social meanings embedded in the multimodal spaces of the classroom—dialogic, bodily, embodied, architectonic, and screen spaces. The findings demonstrate how the uses of new technologies and the students’ multimodal learning were tied to important transformations of space.

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ID Code: 32021
Item Type: Journal Article
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Keywords: Multimodal , Design, Semiotics, Technology, Space, Classroom, Social space, Dialogic, Bodily, Embodied, Architectonic, Screen, Digital, Linguistic
DOI: 10.1016/j.linged.2009.12.003
ISSN: 0898-5898
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 28 Apr 2010 04:15
Last Modified: 29 Feb 2012 14:12

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