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Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy

February 2014 Volume 57, Number 5

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Number of articles: 3

  1. Youths Teaching Youths: Learning to Code as an Example of Interest-Driven Learning

    Jacqueline Vickery

    This column examines a case study focusing on web design as an example of interest-driven learning and the acquisition of (digital media) literacies. A summer workshop was offered at a working... More

    pp. 361-365

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  2. "Spacecraft Reveals Recent Geological Activity on the Moon": Exploring the Features of NASA Twitter Posts and Their Potential to Engage Adolescents

    Mellinee Lesley

    Through a content analysis of 200 "tweets," this study was an exploration into the distinct features of text posted to NASA's "Twitter" site and the potential for these... More

    pp. 377-385

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  3. The Role of Digital Literacy Practices on Refugee Resettlement: The Case of Three Karen Brothers

    Daniel Gilhooly & Eunbae Lee

    This study explores the social and cultural uses of digital literacies by adolescent immigrants to cope with their new lives in the United States. This case study focuses on three adolescent ethnic... More

    pp. 387-396

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