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Syllabus for
Multiliteracies for Collaborative Learning Environments

Course Content: 7 Event Cycles

Sunday, October 10, 2004, 13:00-14:30 GMT - Start at Tapped In: We can discuss issues in the course and branch into audio / video as when ready and as appropriate. Wrap up: reflection and resolution of the foregoing

Here are the questions that were put to the group
and the number of responses each had generated by October 9, 2004

What is Multiliteracy in Collaborative Learning Environments?
So what do you think multiliteracy is (as it might relate to collaborative learning environments)? You might want to start with your definition of the term, and we'll take it from there ...

Theoretical framework for multiliteracies
We'll examine some of the theoretical issues in multiliteracies

Types of multiliteracies

Funtional literacy
a consideration of the functional aspect of multiliteracy

Critical literacy

Rhetorical Literacy
In which we discuss the meaning and ramifications of the rhetorical aspects of multiliteracy

Ongoing online event:

Doris in Maracaibo is organizing a blended experience at her university. Sessions we'll start September 17 and finish on December 04. She says, "There are going to be 13 sessions working with the contents and some other on line encounters. We are getting a certificate by Annenberg/CPB and another by our university here in Venezuela. We'll be getting together on fridays from 3:00 till 5:30. In Venezuela we're -4 GMT. We're planning to have one hour and a half working in groups discussing readings and working with a video, after than we'll have one hour on line disscussion with participants on line. We're going to work in groups and since some webheads are participating. I'm going to appoint a leader for each group ... if there is someone else who would like to join us, you're welcome, just let me know. ... We'll be using YM, Tapped in and The English Workshop to post our messages and keep in touch. "

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