New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies

New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies

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This volume highlights key aspects of new media, knowledge practices and multiliteracies in communication and education, providing readers with a range of empirical findings, novel theories and applications. The reports also include best practices, case studies, innovative solutions and lessons learned with regard to three core fields: (1) New media: discussions on the effects of traditional and new media, legal risks concerning social media, the effects of media intervention on help-seeking attitudes, obstacles of using tablets for learning, qualitative interpretation of media reporting, use of social media for enhancing design practices, and news-reading habits; (2) Knowledge practices: exploration of online viewing and lifestyles, reform of school management models, undergraduate studentsa€™ mathematics learning experiences, perceived accounting ethics and online knowledge sharing, creating knowledge repositories, digital technologies outside school, smartphone usage and life satisfaction, and cultural differences and isomerism; and (3) Multiliteracies: studies on learning style inventories, the impact of ICT in interdisciplinary approaches, ePortfolios for learning, video production and generic skills enhancement, mobile-assisted collaborative learning, and the effects of project-based learning on student achievements. The reports presented are from various countries and organizations.Table 18.2 Summary of online quiz, final exam, and end-of-semester scores Group Online quiz (1) Final exam (2) End-of- semester ... For this study, we compared the student performance in Costing with a first-year financial accounting course, anbsp;...

Title:New Media, Knowledge Practices and Multiliteracies
Author:Will W.K. Ma, Allan H.K. Yuen, Jae Park, Wilfred W.F. Lau, Liping Deng
Publisher:Springer - 2014-10-21


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