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Author Keller, Daniel, 1977-

Title Chasing literacy : reading and writing in an age of acceleration / Daniel Keller.

Published ©2013
Boulder, Colorado : Utah State University Press, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Physical description 1 online resource (viii, 193 pages)
Books at JSTOR Evidence Based Acquisitions
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 174-183) and index.
Contents Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Locating Reading in Composition Studies; 2. Perceptions of Literacy; 3. Reading in a Culture of Acceleration; 4. Directing Attention: Multitasking, Foraging, Oscillating; 5. Reading-Writing Connections; Conclusion; Appendix; References; About the Author; Index.
Summary Arguing that composition should renew its interest in reading pedagogy and research, Chasing Literacy offers writing instructors and literacy scholars a framework for understanding and responding to the challenges posed by the proliferation of interactive and multimodal communication technologies in the twenty-first century. Employing case-study research of student reading practices, Keller explores reading-writing connections in new media contexts. He identifies a culture of acceleration-a gathering of social, educational, economic, and technological forces that reinforce the va.
Other author JSTOR issuing body.
Subject Reading.
Information technology.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780874219333 (e-book)
0874219337 (e-book)