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Title Diversifying digital learning : online literacy and educational opportunity / edited by William G. Tierney, Zoe B. Corwin, and Amanda Ochsner.
Imprint Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018.
2018.

Series Tech.edu : a Hopkins series on education and technology.
Tech.edu.
Subject Educational technology -- Social aspects -- United States.
Internet in education -- Social aspects -- United States.
Youth with social disabilities -- Education -- United States.
Computer literacy -- United States.
Digital divide -- United States.
Educational equalization -- United States.
Alt Name Tierney, William G.,
Corwin, Zoë B., 1971-
Ochsner, Amanda, 1986-
Description 1 online resource (vi, 216 pages).
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Mapping the terrain : youth and digital media / William G. Tierney & Suneal Kolluri -- Equitable education for democracy in the digital age : a district-wide approach / Joseph Kahne, Christina Evans, Erica Hodgin & Young Whan Choi -- Computer science for all : a school reform framework for broadening -- Participation in computing / Joanna Goode, Julie Flapan, & Jane Margolis -- Facilitating digital access : the role of empowerment agents / Zoe B. Corwin & Antar A. Tichavakunda -- The civic-centered design classroom : pathways to new civic futures and -- Youth voice / Craig Watkins -- Diversifying digital clubhouses : creating pathways of opportunity for girls in games and technology / Amanda Ochsner -- Supporting youth in harnessing their interest in computer coding to envision careers in computer science / Crystle Martin -- African American youths tumbling towards mental health support-seeking and positive academic outcomes / Lynette Kvasny & Fay Cobb Payton -- Black student lives matter : online technologies and the struggle for educational justice / David J. Leonard & Safiya Umoja Noble -- Conclusion : towards digital equity : the role of context, quality and -- Connections / Amanda Ochsner, Zoe B. Corwin, and William G. Tierney.
Note Print version record.
Summary Many schools and programs in low-income neighborhoods lack access to the technological resources, including equipment and Internet service, that those in middle- and upper-income neighborhoods have at their fingertips. This inequity creates a persistent digital divide--not a simple divide in access to technology per se, but a divide in both formal and informal digital literacy that further marginalizes youths from low-income, minoritized, and first-generation communities. Diversifying Digital Learning outlines the pervasive problems that exist with ensuring digital equity and identifies successful strategies to tackle the issue. Bringing together top scholars to discuss how digital equity in education might become a key goal in American education, this book is structured to provide a framework for understanding how historically underrepresented students most effectively engage with technology--and how institutions may help or hinder students' ability to develop and capitalize on digital literacies. This book will appeal to readers who are well versed in the diverse uses of social media and technologies, as well as less technologically savvy educators and policy analysts in educational organizations such as schools, afterschool programs, colleges, and universities. Addressing the intersection of digital media, race/ethnicity, and socioeconomic class in a frank manner, the lessons within this compelling work will help educators enable students in grades K-12, as well as in postsecondary institutions, to participate in a rapidly changing world framed by shifting new media technologies. -- Provided by publisher.
ISBN 9781421424361 (electronic bk.)
1421424363 (electronic bk.)
1421424363 (electronic book)
9781421424354
1421424355
OCLC # 1023028447
Additional Format Print version: Diversifying digital learning. Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018 9781421424354 (DLC) 2017016320 (OCoLC)1003132044.


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