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A Pedagogy of multiliteracies in the early years of schooling

Hesterman, S.ORCID: 0000-0001-7491-5527 (2017) A Pedagogy of multiliteracies in the early years of schooling. In: Early Years in Education Society (EYES) Annual Conference 2017: Let's Talk About It, 19 - 20 May 2017, Pan Pacific Hotel, Perth.

Abstract

The term ‘multiliteracies’ embraces the notion that there are multiple modes of representation that communicate meaning much broader than language alone. Participation in 21st-century technological life-worlds requires a flexible repertoire of visual, aural, gestural, spatial, tactile, and linguistic (oral and written) understandings to design and communicate a wide range of text types. This session examines how teachers can accommodate cultural and linguistic diversity through a pedagogy of multiliteracies to promote a classroom culture of creativity and innovation

Item Type: Conference Item
Murdoch Affiliation: School of Education
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/46883
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