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Chasing Literacy: Reading and Writing in an Age of Acceleration
Arguing that composition should renew its interest in reading pedagogy and research, Chasing Literacy offers writing instructors and literacy scholars a framework for understanding and responding to the challenges posed by the proliferation of interactive and multimodal communication technologies in the twenty-first century.Employing case-study research of student reading ...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published February 15th 2014 by Utah State University Press
(first published December 2nd 2013)
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This book is an excellent contribution to composition & literacy studies. It's an academic monograph, so friends who are in the field or are curious about it would find this a great starting point. People looking purely for recreational reading may save this for another time. I found Keller's arguments, analysis, and evidence insightful and interesting. Keller argues that in an age of acceleration, teachers need to carefully consider polarizing binaries between "fast" and "slow" and look at ...more