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This course opens with an exploration of the social context and aims of literacy teaching and learning. It goes on to describe a range of historical and contemporary approaches to literacy pedagogy, including didactic, authentic, functional, and critical approaches. The course takes has a 'Multiliteracies' perspective, which aims to expand the definition of literacy to encompass today's multimodal communications, and the diversity of literacies across different social and culltural contexts. A Multiliteracies approach also suggests a broad range of activity types—experiential, conceptual, analytical and critical. -------------------------------- Recommended Background -------------------------------- This course is designed for people interested in literacy teaching and learning, including people who may wish to join education as a profession, practicing teachers interested in exploring future directions for a vocation that is currently undergoing transformation, and community and workplace leaders who regard their mission to be in part "educative." -------------------------------- Take this Course for Credit at the University of Illinois. -------------------------------- This course has the same content and anticipates the same level of contribution by students in the 'New Media and Literacies' course offered to graduate certificate, masters and doctoral level students in the College of Education at the University of Illinois. Of course, in the nature of MOOCs many people will just want to view the videos and casually join some of the discussions. Some people say that these limited kinds of participation offer evidence that MOOCs suffer from low retention rates. Far from it - we say that any level of engagement is good engagement. On the other hand, if you would like to take this course for credit at the University of Illinois, apply here: http://education.illinois.edu/online-offcampus/programs-degrees/ldl-online If you have already taken this course in Coursera, you can prepare a portfolio of work created there and request that this work is taken into account for your University of Illinois course....
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8 heures pour terminer

The Aims of Literacy

This module explores the notion of "literacies" in the plural, and in particular the concept of "Multiliteracies" coined by the presenters in this course as part of the New London Group. Literacy in the singular consists of the rigid rules of official standard languages, and is purely grounded in written text. Literacies in the plural, or multiliteracies, acknowledges that language use will vary greatly from one cultural and social context to another, and that contemporary communication is increasingly multimodal, where written text is juxtaposed with, or supplemented by, image, sound, space, object, gesture, and speech. The module goes on to explore the evolution of human communication, and the patterns of communication in today's work, public, and community settings....
Reading
8 vidéos (Total 50 min), 14 lectures, 3 quiz
Video8 vidéos
1.2 First Languages6 min
1.3 Starting to Write6 min
1.4 Digital Literacies9 min
2.1 Why Literacy?3 min
2.2 Literacies for Work7 min
2.3 Literacies for Citizenship6 min
2.4 Literacies for Everyday Life7 min
Reading14 lectures
Syllabus10 min
Task Overview: How to Pass This Course10 min
About the Discussion Forums10 min
Take this Course as a Stepping Stone for a University of Illinois Certificate, Masters, or Doctorate - Fully Online!10 min
Updating Your Profile10 min
Social Media10 min
'Multiliteracies': New Literacies, New Learning (Journal Article)10 min
First Languages10 min
On Globalization and Diversity (Journal Article)10 min
The Coming of Writing10 min
The Impact of New Media on Literacies10 min
Literacies for Work10 min
Literacies for Citizenship10 min
Literacy for Contemporary Community Life10 min
Quiz1 exercice pour s'entraîner
Orientation Quiz12 min
Week
2
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3 heures pour terminer

Theory and Practice of Literacies Learning and Teaching

In this module, we discuss the nature of pedagogy as the conscious design of learning activities. We introduce the idea of "knowledge processes" or activity types: experiential, conceptual, critical, and applied. In the case of literacies learning, experiential knowledge processes involve immersion in familiar and new texts. Conceptual knowledge processes include naming of the features of text, and developing theories of how these texts work to serve meaningful purposes. Analytical knowledge processes explore the contexts and purposes of texts. Applied knowledge processes engage learners in the creation of texts....
Reading
5 vidéos (Total 30 min), 3 lectures, 1 quiz
Video5 vidéos
3.2 Activity Types in Literacies Pedagogy5 min
3.3 Experiential and Conceptual Learning6 min
3.4 Analytical and Applied Learning6 min
3.5 Major Approaches to Literacy Teaching and Learning7 min
Reading3 lectures
Literacies Pedagogy in Action10 min
Literacies Pedagogy in Theory10 min
The Things You Do to Know: An Introduction to the Pedagogy of Multiliteracies (Book Chapter)10 min
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5 heures pour terminer

Didactic + Authentic Approaches to Literacy

This module begins with an overview of the range of activity types that might be found in literacies pedagogy. These are illustrated with some examples of literacies learning modules. It goes on to examine two major models of literacy pedagogy: didactic and authentic....
Reading
7 vidéos (Total 59 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
Video7 vidéos
4.2 The Content Focus of Didactic Literacy Teaching8 min
4.3 The Organization of the Didactic Literacy Curriculum11 min
5.1 Authentic Literacy Pedagogy: An Overview9 min
5.2 The Content Focus of Authentic Literacy Pedagogy8 min
5.3 The Organization of the Authentic Literacy Curriculum7 min
5.4 Critical Views of Authentic Literacy Pedagogy3 min
Reading2 lectures
Didactic Literacy Pedagogy10 min
Authentic Literacy Pedagogy10 min
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Functional + Critical Approaches to Literacy

Now we explore the remaining two of the four major traditions in literacy teaching and learning: functional and critical approaches to literacy. Our purpose in introducing these four major approaches has been to explore the strengths and weaknesses of each approach, as well as to advocate for the idea that literacy teaching and learning ideally involves a repertoire of different kinds of pedagogical moves or activity types....
Reading
6 vidéos (Total 42 min), 2 lectures, 2 quiz
Video6 vidéos
6.2 The Content Focus of Functional Literacy Pedagogy7 min
6.3 Critical Views of Functional Literacy3 min
7.1 Critical Literacies Pedagogy: An Overview7 min
7.2 The Content Focus of Critical Literacies Learning8 min
7.3 Mapping Pedagogical Approaches to Literacies6 min
Reading2 lectures
Functional Literacy Pedagogy10 min
Critical Literacy Pedagogy10 min

Enseignants

Dr William Cope

Professor
Department of Education Policy, Organization & Leadership, College of Education

Dr Mary Kalantzis

Professor
College of Education

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