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New Armchairs and New Literacies: Reflections on the Nature of Literacy Today

LABELING AND DEFINING LITERACY IN 2020 As I reflect on the nature of literacy today, I find myself thinking about the armchair that my husband and I recently carried up three flights of stairs to our small home office. Both are, as it turns out, deceptively large and hard to get your arms around. Culturally,…

Strategic Reading, Student Engagement, and Inquiry

During the past two weeks, I have been reminded that my teaching as a librarian involves reading comprehension in many more ways than I often consider. As Duke & Pearson have noted, many struggle to see that “comprehension is more than just listening to the words you decode to see if they make sense” (2002,…

About Me

Hi, I’m Julia. I’m a librarian and digital literacy educator. This semester I’m taking EDC 532 Seminar in Digital Literacy at the University of Rhode Island, as part of the Graduate Certificate in Digital Literacy. I’ll be reflecting here.

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