Digital Media Literacies in the Early Years

Dezuanni, Michael L. & Gattenhof, Sandra Jane (2015) Digital Media Literacies in the Early Years. In Dezuanni, Michael L., Dooley, Karen, Gattenhof, Sandra, & Knight, Linda (Eds.) iPads in the Early Years : Developing Literacy and Creativity. Routledge (Taylor & Francis Group), London.

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Abstract

This chapter addresses children’s development of digital media literacies with iPads in preschool settings. The authors argue that children living in post-industrial societies participate in ‘transmedia’ experiences that call for new understandings of media literacy that recognise children’s ability to successfully participate in complex media ecologies. The chapter outlines a model for digital media literacies that includes the application of digital materials and media concepts through the processes of media production and media analysis. This model is then used as a framework to interpret children’s media production work across the preschools in our project.

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ID Code: 74381
Item Type: Book Chapter
Keywords: Digital literacies, Media literacies, iPads, Early Years
ISBN: 9781138778580
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LANGUAGES COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE (200000) > COMMUNICATION AND MEDIA STUDIES (200100)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Children & Youth Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Creative Industries Faculty
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Deposited On: 24 Jul 2014 04:19
Last Modified: 09 Mar 2016 02:40

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