Digital Learning

Understanding and Creating Digital Texts

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Guests: Richard Beach, Antero Garcia, Nicole Mirra, and Lara Trale

Summary: This recording provides an in-depth look at supporting youth to create and curate digital texts. Richard Beach and university/school colleagues discuss practices that encourage youth as they create digital texts to define purpose and audience, make connections between digital texts and people, collaborate with others, employ multimodal forms of communication and gain new perspectives, and construct identities. The webinar also asks: How can we guide students’ digital work using a connected learning lens, and with a civic engagement mindset? The multiple resources included here can be a valuable guide during professional development about digital writing and learning, or used as a professional reading during a Summer Institute.

Original Date of Publication: May 19, 2015

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Original Source: Educator Innovator,

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