Chapter 1

 Chapter 1: Literacies: Myths and Multiplicities

Companion Readings

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Companion Readings

  1. Vershawn Ashanti Young on Code-Meshing
  2. Discussion of The Oakland Resolution and Ebonics
  3. Writings from refugee writers
  4. Link to the Digital Archive of Literacy Narratives (DALN)
  5. Discussion of Ebonics
  6. A guide to writing in English as a second language
  7. What is visual literacy
  8. Information on digital literacy
  9. The Atlantic’s take on Oral Culture, Literature, and Twitter Culture
  10. Definition of “hyperliterate”
  11. Important visual art terms
  12. Description and explanation of Web 2.0
  13. Guide to Ethos, Pathos, and Logos in advertising
  14. The difference between Satire, Parody, and Pastiche
  15. Definition of “meme”
  16. Steve Paikin’s The Agenda “The Myth of Digital Literacy”
  17. Steve Paikin’s The Agenda “Andrea Lunsford on the Myth of Digital Literacy”