What learners "know" through digital media production : learning by design

Mills, Kathy A. (2010) What learners "know" through digital media production : learning by design. E-Learning and Digital Media, 7(3), pp. 223-236.

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The power to influence others in ever-expanding social networks in the new knowledge economy is tied to capabilities with digital media production that require increased technological knowledge. This article draws on research in elementary classrooms to examine the repertoires of cross-disciplinary knowledge that literacy learners need to produce innovative digital media via the “social web”. The article builds on Learning by Design and the Knowledge Processes to describe “how” learning occurs, while presenting a model to theorise “what” students know – the Knowledge Assets – when learners produce digital and multimodal texts.

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ID Code: 38716
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: knowledge, technology, digital media, literacy, learning, design, literacy, technology, digital media, learning, design
DOI: 10.2304/elea.2010.7.3.223
ISSN: 2042-7530
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > English and Literacy Curriculum and Pedagogy (excl. LOTE ESL and TESOL) (130204)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Office of Education Research
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Past > Schools > School of Cultural & Language Studies in Education
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2010 Symposium Journals
Deposited On: 05 Dec 2010 23:04
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2014 23:18

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