Hui-Yin Hsu
New York Institute of Technology
New Literacies Definition and
Framework
NYIT
https://sites.google.com/site/ne...
NYIT Anticipation Guide
• What is “new literacies?”
• What are the components of new
literacies?
• What do teachers need t...
NYIT Changing Nature of Literacy
7/32
• The ability to
read, write,
comprehend
and
communicate
through
languages
NYIT Changing Nature of Literacy
7/32
• The ability to
read, write,
comprehend
and
communicate
through
languages
Continual...
NYIT New Literacies Definition
• The ability to use digital technologies to “identify
questions, locate information, evalu...
NYIT New Literacies Definition
• New literacies extend traditional literacy
experiences with comprehension of information
...
NYIT New Literacies and Global Literacy
• New litercies is also being considered as a
set of skills of the global literacy...
NYIT Digital Natives
Pew Research
• 54% of U.S. teens texting daily in 2009
• Text messaging is the primary way that teens...
NYIT Vignette
2/32
NYIT Vignette
2/32
NYIT
“What factors affect water quality?”
3/32
NYIT
“What factors affect water quality?”
3/32
NYIT
4/32
NYIT
4/32
NYIT
4/32
Social
Networkin
g Tools
FB
Collaborative
tool
Google
Calendar
Productivity
Tool
Movie Editing
Social
Networkin
g Tools
Bl...
Social
Networkin
g Tools
FB
Collaborative
tool
Google
Calendar
Productivity
Tool
Movie Editing
Social
Networkin
g Tools
Bl...
NYIT Responding to the Challenges of New Literacies
New London Group (1996)
•Conceptualize curriculum and teaching
pedagog...
NYIT Tools that Cultivating New Literacies
ICT tools (information and communication
technologies)
• ICTs refer to hardware...
NYIT Components of New Literacies
Use ICTs to:
• Identify question
• Locate information
• Evaluate information
• Synthesiz...
NYIT Skills Required for Students Who Are Fluent in New Literacies
• Cognitive skills:
logical thinking,
problem solving,
...
NYIT
New Literacies
(Identify question/Locate information/Evaluate
information/Synthesize information/Communicate Informat...
NYIT
New Literacies
(Identify question/Locate information/Evaluate
information/Synthesize information/Communicate Informat...
NYIT
New Literacies
(Identify question/Locate information/Evaluate
information/Synthesize information/Communicate Informat...
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The first part of the 2010 eLearn conference panel discussion "New Literacies and Teacher Education", presented by Dr. Hui-Yin Hsu.

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  1. 1. Hui-Yin Hsu New York Institute of Technology New Literacies Definition and Framework NYIT https://sites.google.com/site/newliteraciesnyit/
  2. 2. NYIT Anticipation Guide • What is “new literacies?” • What are the components of new literacies? • What do teachers need to know about new literacies? • What ICTs teachers can use to cultivate students’ new literacies skills? 5/32
  3. 3. NYIT Changing Nature of Literacy 7/32 • The ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate through languages
  4. 4. NYIT Changing Nature of Literacy 7/32 • The ability to read, write, comprehend and communicate through languages Continually changing views of reading and writing with the advent of Internet Innovative text formats (multiple media or hybrid texts) New reader expectation (reading nonlinearly) New activities (website publication) Continually changing views of reading and writing with the advent of Internet Innovative text formats (multiple media or hybrid texts) New reader expectation (reading nonlinearly) New activities (website publication)
  5. 5. NYIT New Literacies Definition • The ability to use digital technologies to “identify questions, locate information, evaluate the information, synthesize information to answer questions, and communicate the answers to others “(Leu, Kinzer, Coiro, and Cammack, 2004, p.1572). 9/32
  6. 6. NYIT New Literacies Definition • New literacies extend traditional literacy experiences with comprehension of information on the Internet; effective use of search engines to locate information; evaluation of Internet sources; communication using e-mail, texts, and chats; and the use of word processing programs (International Society for Technology in Education, 2007). 9/32
  7. 7. NYIT New Literacies and Global Literacy • New litercies is also being considered as a set of skills of the global literacy. Global literacy, also known as global awareness or global citizenship, refers to the skills, knowledge, and attitude a global citizen should possess (Clark, 2002). 11/32
  8. 8. NYIT Digital Natives Pew Research • 54% of U.S. teens texting daily in 2009 • Text messaging is the primary way that teens reach to their friends. • Almost three quarters (73%) of U.S. teens use online social networking sites. • U.S. teens own 3.5 out of the 5 following gadgets averagely: cell phones, mp3 players, computers, game consoles and portable gaming devices. 6/32
  9. 9. NYIT Vignette 2/32
  10. 10. NYIT Vignette 2/32
  11. 11. NYIT “What factors affect water quality?” 3/32
  12. 12. NYIT “What factors affect water quality?” 3/32
  13. 13. NYIT 4/32
  14. 14. NYIT 4/32
  15. 15. NYIT 4/32
  16. 16. Social Networkin g Tools FB Collaborative tool Google Calendar Productivity Tool Movie Editing Social Networkin g Tools Blog Productivity Tool Word processing The future is not widely distributed. Therefore it’s not here, yet. (Paul Kim at 2010 eLearn)
  17. 17. Social Networkin g Tools FB Collaborative tool Google Calendar Productivity Tool Movie Editing Social Networkin g Tools Blog Identify Information Locate Information Evaluate Information Synthesize Information Communicat e Information Productivity Tool Word processing The future is not widely distributed. Therefore it’s not here, yet. (Paul Kim at 2010 eLearn)
  18. 18. NYIT Responding to the Challenges of New Literacies New London Group (1996) •Conceptualize curriculum and teaching pedagogies that cultivate students’ multi- literacies skills and knowledge so that, in turn, the students can successfully access and create the evolving language required in higher education and future workforces 8/32
  19. 19. NYIT Tools that Cultivating New Literacies ICT tools (information and communication technologies) • ICTs refer to hardware and applications that facilitate users to access, retrieve, process, and exchange information 10/32
  20. 20. NYIT Components of New Literacies Use ICTs to: • Identify question • Locate information • Evaluate information • Synthesize information to answer question • Communicate the answers to others 12/32
  21. 21. NYIT Skills Required for Students Who Are Fluent in New Literacies • Cognitive skills: logical thinking, problem solving, and analytical reasoning skills 17/32 • Technology skills: operation and troubleshooting of the technology systems
  22. 22. NYIT New Literacies (Identify question/Locate information/Evaluate information/Synthesize information/Communicate Information) Cognitive Tools Technology Proficiency (Knowledge and skills of hardware/software/network and elements of digital technology) Cognitive Proficiency (Foundational literacy/critical thinking/problem solving) Curriculum Standards Wang, S., Hsu, H., & Campbell, T. (2009). Science Learning, Literacy, and the Development of 21st Century Digital Literacy. In K.D. Besnoy & C. Lane (Eds.), High-tech teaching success! A step-by-step guide to using innovative technology in your classroom. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.
  23. 23. NYIT New Literacies (Identify question/Locate information/Evaluate information/Synthesize information/Communicate Information) Cognitive Tools Technology Proficiency (Knowledge and skills of hardware/software/network and elements of digital technology) Cognitive Proficiency (Foundational literacy/critical thinking/problem solving) Curriculum Standards Wang, S., Hsu, H., & Campbell, T. (2009). Science Learning, Literacy, and the Development of 21st Century Digital Literacy. In K.D. Besnoy & C. Lane (Eds.), High-tech teaching success! A step-by-step guide to using innovative technology in your classroom. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press. Cognitive tools are technologies that enhance the cognitive powers if human beings during thinking, problem solving, and learning. (Jonassen & Reeves, 1996, p693)
  24. 24. NYIT New Literacies (Identify question/Locate information/Evaluate information/Synthesize information/Communicate Information) Cognitive Tools Technology Proficiency (Knowledge and skills of hardware/software/network and elements of digital technology) Cognitive Proficiency (Foundational literacy/critical thinking/problem solving) Curriculum Standards Wang, S., Hsu, H., & Campbell, T. (2009). Science Learning, Literacy, and the Development of 21st Century Digital Literacy. In K.D. Besnoy & C. Lane (Eds.), High-tech teaching success! A step-by-step guide to using innovative technology in your classroom. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press.

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