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Journal Review: Content-Specific (English)

West’s article, “Weblogs and literary responses: Socially situated identities and hybrid social languages in English class blogs,” is a detailed account of the juxtaposition of academic literary study and online posting.  She draws three students from her class and utilizes … Continue reading

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WebQuest

During graduate school, one of my projects was to build a WebQuest.  In the spirit of my Master’s Thesis, I built mine on the foundations of Greek tragedy and its influence on classical literature and even modern popular culture. The … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, References

Adams, Megan Glover (2009). Engaging 21st-century adolescents: video games in the reading classroom. English Journal, 98(6), 56-59. Alvermann, Donna E., Huddleston, Andrew, & Hagood, Margaret C. (2004). What could professional wrestling and school literacy practices possibly have in common? Journal of … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Chapter 4: Implications for Furture Research

Limitations of the Study The study conducted encountered several limitations: ♦ Student population: The students in the sample school perform to higher curriculum Standards than those in public schools.  The nature of the curriculum is more rigorous and in-depth, challenging … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Chapter 3: Methodology and Design

Description of Sample The present investigation examined the perceptions of English teachers in a high-performance, urban parochial high school in Queens, New York. The school serves a community that is located in a residential, yet moderately commercial area.  The teachers … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Chapter 2: A Review of the Related Literature

Contemporary theorists have identified a widening gap in computer literacy between teachers and students.  This gap is viewed in terms of a cultural barrier.  Students exist in the role of “digital natives,” while their teachers serve as, “digital immigrants (Brumberger, … Continue reading

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Perceptions of High School English Teachers Regarding the Use of Computer-Generated Visual Media in Class to Address Literacy Standards, Chapter 1: Introduction

Statement of Problem As technology advances, student interests and skills also evolve accordingly.  As radio once made way for television, our society is now acclimating to an interactive culture based upon computer technology.  With each new technological advance, educators must … Continue reading

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