e-Literacy and Literacy: iPods, Popular Culture and Language Learning

By Kathryn Elizabeth Boudreau-Henry and Dorothy Valcarcel Craig.

Published by The International Journal of the Book

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Article: Print $US10.00
Article: Electronic $US5.00

Using audio (iPods) and visual (book) delivery of a trade fiction book, teachers compared ESL student gains in language acquisition and literacy skills.

Keywords: Literacy, Reading, ESL, English Language Acquisition, iPods

The International Journal of the Book, Volume 4, Issue 1, pp.69-74. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 776.702KB).

Kathryn Elizabeth Boudreau-Henry

Teaches all of the library science courses for the graduate Masters degree in Education. Her work experience includes: Map librarian, Cataloger and Reference in public libraries, Business and Life Sciences in academic libraries, Business fee-paid reference, and School librarian. Special interests are multicultural literature, ESL, and leadership in school libraries.

Dr. Dorothy Valcarcel Craig

Dr. Craig is the primary investigator for the ESL Enterprise Grant, a federal $1.5 million grant to educate and certify K-12 ESL teachers. Through the grant, 90 teachers have been added to the pool of certified ESL teachers in Tennessee. She also works with community and local schools to provide materials and training to improve the skills of English language learners. Dr. Craig teaches undergraduate and graduate education courses at the university.

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