From Encyclopaedias to Search Engines: Technological Change and its Impact on Literacy Learning

Janet Carroll

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    Up until 30 years ago Encyclopedia Britannica was widely used as a research resource and was considered an example of a trusted, reliable, valid and scholarly source of information. The Use of online literature gives students opportunities to access, evaluate, sort, search, gather and read information from a variety of sources to produce texts for authentic audiences and purpose.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)27-34
    Number of pages8
    JournalLiteracy Learning: The Middle Years
    Volume19
    Issue number2
    Publication statusPublished - 2011

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    From Encyclopaedias to Search Engines: Technological Change and its Impact on Literacy Learning. / Carroll, Janet.

    In: Literacy Learning: The Middle Years, Vol. 19, No. 2, 2011, p. 27-34.

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