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Academic and digital literacies and writing in the disciplines: a common agenda?

Parker, Jan (2011). Academic and digital literacies and writing in the disciplines: a common agenda? Journal of Academic Writing, 1(1) pp. 1–11.

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Abstract

Reviewing keynotes and papers presented at the 2005, 2007 and 2009 EATAW conferences, and subsequent academic and digital literacies research, this paper considers the current agenda for academic writing teachers. It discusses pedagogic issues arising, for instance, from research on genre, multimodality, online communities, and the challenges and resources for the generation of students problematically called the ‘net generation’. Looking at two wings of academic writing research, those focusing on the ‘textual’ and those on processes and contexts, it raises the question of a common agenda for disciplinary writing studies, one exploring the transformatory processes and effects of disciplinary meaning making in ‘the digital university’.

Item Type: Journal Article
Copyright Holders: European Association for the Teaching of Academic Writing (EATAW)
ISSN: 2225-8973
Keywords: digital Literacies; academic writing; digital scholarship; writing in the disciplines
Academic Unit/Department: Institute of Educational Technology
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 29797
Depositing User: Janet Parker
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2012 11:23
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2012 14:21
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/29797
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