The Classroom Connection: English and Computer Games. Catherine Beavis Griffith University email@example.com ESRC Seminar Series: Children’s and young people’s digital literacies in virtual online spaces. Working with games as text in the English classroom.
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ESRC Seminar Series: Children’s and young people’s digital literacies in virtual online spaces
Literacy in the digital world of the twenty first century: learning from computer gamesAustralian Research Council 2007-2010(Beavis, Bradford, O’mara, Walsh; Apperly and Gutierrez)
You can’t really get at the meaning of various forms piecemeal: you have to integrate the text with its fellow travellers, cross-contextualising them by one another, to get at the kinds of meanings being made and stored’ (Lemke 2007, cited in Alverman 2008 p 15).
Communication through images, sounds and digital media, when combined with print literacy may be changing the way we read certain kinds of texts, but online and offline literacies are not polar opposites. To reify distinctions between them serves mainly to limit understandings of how each informs the other (Alverman 2008 p 16)
Paratexts: texts and the surrounding materials that frame their consumption, shape the readers experience of a text & give meaning to the act of reading (Genette 1997/ Consalvo 2007)
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Paratexts: texts and the surrounding materials that frame their consumption, shape the readers experience of a text & give meaning to the act of reading (Genette 1997/ Consalvo 2007 p.9)
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FROM: The Sandringham Dragons and Haileybury College, where Vickery has played after recovering from a season-ending knee injury in early 2007. He played for Vic Metro in this year's under-18 national championships
THE NUMBERS: Born 31 May, 1990, 200 centimetres, 89 kilograms.
THE LOWDOWN: Vickery is a ruckman, and spent much of his time out injured studying the subtleties of ruck work. But he is also a strong mark, and it's easy to envisage him becoming, at 200 centimetres and with pace, a powerful centre half-forward…
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With Fremantle embarking on their toughest pre-season ever, coach Mark Harvey is pondering how to integrate up to 14 new players that will arrive in the next fortnight via the upcoming AFL drafts…
[I go with] whoever I think has the more valid… whoever I valued their opinion more. I suppose certain people like Sam Newman, he tends to know not that much compared to someone like who’s an actual expert like a columnist or something. [Depending on] their background, like their background of the game, most experienced within the game I’ll probably value more. (Kevin)