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Author Rozema, Robert.

Title Literature and the Web : reading and responding with new technologies / Robert Rozema and Allen Webb ; foreword by Sara B. Kajder.

Published Portsmouth, N.H. : Heinemann, [2008]
©2008

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson TB  820.7854678 ROZE    AVAILABLE
Physical description xxii, 146 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-141) and index.
Contents Foreword: Teaching to the Classrooms We Want to Have (Sara Kajder) vii -- Introduction: Why Literature and the Web? xii -- Entering the Story World xiii -- Close Reading xv -- Understanding Social, Cultural, and Historical Contexts xvii -- Responding to Text xviii -- Web and Teacher Expertise xix -- Chapter 1 Digital Literature: Electronic Archives in the Classroom 1 -- Teaching Poetry with Online Archives 2 -- Digitized Texts and Textual Intervention 5 -- Diversifying Cultural Perspectives 12 -- Digitized Mythology and Students Creating Textbooks 14 -- Other Digitized Possibilities 19 -- Looking Ahead: Copyright and Digital Texts 20 -- Chapter 2 Reading and Responding Online: Electronic Discussions 27 -- My Beginning in Electronic Discussions 30 -- Selecting Online Discussion Tools 32 -- Integrating Electronic Discussions into Class Activities 34 -- Using Electronic Discussion to Teach Literature 38 -- Participants Beyond the Classroom 43 -- Metacognition and Teacher Reflection 46 -- Looking Ahead: Open Source Course Management Systems 48 -- Chapter 3 Web 2.0: Blogs, Podcasts, and Feed Readers 51 -- Blogging in the Literature Classroom 53 -- Podcasting 62 -- Reading with a Feed Reader 69 -- Looking Ahead: More Web 2.0 Applications 74 -- Chapter 4 Virtual Realities: Exploring Literary Worlds on the Web 80 -- Playing 1984: You Too Can Be a Thoughtcriminal 81 -- Literary Worlds, Virtual Worlds 85 -- Brave New World Experiment 87 -- EnCore Platform as Foundation 95 -- Looking Ahead: Meet Me in the Metaverse 97 -- Chapter 5 Online Orchestration: Establishing an Effective Web Presence 105 -- Website as Class Syllabus 107 -- Class Blog as Evolving Conversation 113 -- Looking Ahead: The Wireless English Classroom 121 -- Conclusion: Becoming a Web Advocate: Resistance, Rights, and Mentorship 129 -- Overcoming Resistance to Technology Integration 129 -- Internet Rights and Responsibilities 131 -- Mentoring 133.
Summary "Read the technology book thatѫs about the content, not the computer. Literature and the Web is a thoughtful, nuts-and-bolts guide for any English teacher looking for effective tools to boost readersѫ engagement and improve their responses to literature. Adolescents love being online: browsing, blogging, socializing. Robert Rozema and Allen Webb show you how to tap into studentsѫ understanding and enthusiasm for the Net to find deeper meaning in literary texts. Rozema and Webbѫs proven strategies harness the power of the Web to guide students into the world of the story, develop their close reading ability, scaffold their understanding of a textѫs social, cultural, and historical contexts provide them with authentic opportunities to respond to the text. From novels to short stories to poetry. From mythology to Milton to Orwell. Literature and the Web has ideas that will help crack open texts for any reader. Each of its chapters presents a different online strategy for guiding students through widely taught texts and even includes ways to use Web-based ideas in an offline setting. And Rozema and Webb provide blueprints for dozens of lessons, activities, and projects that are detailed enough to use tomorrow yet flexible enough for any context. Literature and the Web isnѫt just another book on shiny new technologies. Read it and give your students tools theyѫll enjoy as they build a greater love of literature."--PUBLISHER'S WEBSITE.
Other author Webb, Allen, 1957-
Subject English literature -- Computer network resources.
English literature -- Study and teaching.
Literature -- Study and teaching.
ISBN 9780325021478 (paperback: alk. paper)
0325021473 (paperback: alk. paper)