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Elvaåringars skriftbruk till vardags och i skolan
Umeå universitet, Institutionen för språkstudier.
2012 (Swedish)In: Att läsa och att skriva: Två vågor av vardagligt skriftbruk i Norden 1800 - 2000 / [ed] Ann-Catrine Edlund, Umeå: Umeå universitet och Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet , 2012, 197-219 p.Chapter in book (Other academic)Text
Abstract [en]

The written word ‘surrounds us round the clock’. Consequently, it is difficult to determine the border between children’s school literacy and their vernacular literacy outside school. The aim of this article is therefore to describe some everyday literacy events and their relation to literacy events in grade 5 in school.  The concept literacy covers broader ways of reading and writing and is understood in the social context in which it is used and acquired. Children use different written modes of communication outside school, for example, Facebook and blogs, but seldom books. In school, on the other hand, they usually write with a pen and read books made of paper. The children’s vernacular literacy practices and school literacy practices meet during school breaks, where students’ texting and typing are visible. The different use of modes, tools and literacy events among students are something that probably should be problematized and discussed within schools with the aim of drawing on everyday practices to enhance educational development.

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Umeå: Umeå universitet och Kungl. Skytteanska Samfundet , 2012. 197-219 p.
Nordliga studier, ISSN 2000-0391 ; 3
, Vardagligt skriftbruk, 1
Keyword [en]
literacy, vernacular literacy, school, primary, social media
Keyword [sv]
literacy, vardagligt skriftbruk, skola, mellanåren, sociala medier
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Specific Languages Pedagogical Work
URN: urn:nbn:se:du-22438ISBN: 978-91-88466-81-5OAI: diva2:949105
Vardagligt skriftbruk. Diakrona perspektiv på literacy i Sverige och övriga Norden.
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