Arts & Humanities

Adoption of E-Book Readers among College Students: A Survey

September 2, 2011 | Arts & Humanities

Portable e-book readers, including the Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble Nook, and the Sony Reader, free e-books from the constraints of the computer screen.

A case for interruption in the virtual English classroom with the graphic novel American Born Chinese

July 7, 2011 | Arts & Humanities

Within the field of literacy education, educators and researchers are calling for a shift toward multimodal transformations (Enciso, Katz, Kiefer, Price-Dennis & Wilson, 2006). Siegel (2006) equates multimodal transformations as a signal toward change in the ‘literacy landscape that puts images, gestures, music, movement, animation and other representational modes on equal footing with language’ (p. 65).