Digital Literacies

Printed Resources

  Benini, S. and L. Murray. (2014). Challenging Prensky's Characterization of Digital Natives and Digital Immigrants in a Real-World Classroom Setting. In J. P. Guikenna and L. Williams (Eds). Digital Literatcies in Foreign and Second Language Education. San Marcos: CALICO.
  Bloch, J. and M. J. Wilkinson. (2014) Teaching Digital Literacies. Alexandria: TESOL.
  Cuban, L. (2001). Oversold and Underused: Computers in the Classroom. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  Dudeney, Gavin, N. Hockly, and M. Pegrum. (2013). Digital Literacies. Harlow, England: Pearson.
  Erstad, L. (2010). Citizens navigating in literate worlds. In M. Thomas (*Ed.) Deconstructing digital natives: Young people, technology and the new literacies (pp. 99-118). New York, NY: Taylor and Francis.
  Pegrum, Mark. (2009). From Blogs to Bombs: The Future of Digital Technologies in Education. UWA Publishing: Western Australia.
  Prensky, M. (2001). Digital natives, digital immigrants. On the Horizon, 9(5). Also available at
  Standage, Tom. (1998). The Victorian Internet: The Remarkable Story of the Telegraph and the Nineteenth Century's On-line Pioneers. The Berkley Publishing Group: New York.
  Wan Ng (2012). Can we teach digital natives digital literacy? Computers & Education 59 (2012) 1065-1078.

Online Resources

The Core Rules of Netiquette (from the book Netiquette by Virginia Shea)
Critical Evaluation (from Kathy Schrock's Guide to Everything)
EdTech in ELT: Flipping the Classroom: Essential Steps for Success (By Christel Broady)
Bloch, J. (2007). Abdullah's Blogging: A Generation 1.5 Student enters the Blogosphere. Language Learning & Technology, 11.
Egbert, Joy, and Seyed A. Shahrokni. (2018). CALL Principles and Practices. OER.
(pdf download)

Connected schools in decline
Digital Literacies (Talk by Gavin Dudeney)
Electronic Village Online (Free 5-week courses that are offered by TESOL CALL Interest Section each January and February)
Learning2gether (Seminars for Educators)
How E-Reading Threatens Learning in the Humanities (by Naomi S. Baron) This piece includes an interesting discussion about the advantages and disadvantages of e-texts.
In Praise of ‘Paper Space.' (interesting comments at the end) by Douglas Groothuis
Tenure and the End of the Three-Ring Binder: Lessons from making the transition from paper to digitized promotion files (by Patricia Aufderheide)
There is No Such Thing as a Technology Expert (by Angela Watson)
Trucano, Michael. " Will technology replace teachers? No, but ..." (by Michael Trucano)
Web 2.0 ... The Machine is Us/ing Us
Why Teachers Shouldn't Fear Robots Taking Over Their Jobs (by Mubin, Omar Mubi, and M. Ahmad)
Wkikipedia article on Edupunks
brimmEng. a smartphone app designed to provide English language practice outside the classroom and reinforce learning in the classroom

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