Skip Links | Access/General | Site Map
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Lancaster University
You are here: Home >

Designing for digital literacies - LRDG seminar

Date: 9 June 2009 Time: 1.00 - 2.00 pm

Digital literacies - the social and material practices needed to understand the actual and potential function of digital technologies - are critical to contemporary knowledge societies and emergent digital economies. They are needed to enable creativity and the social innovation required to shape desirable and viable socio-technical change. They are also needed to motivate and inform critique and critical resistance around dangers arising from the increasingly pervasive power of computing (e.g. through the mapping, tracking and interrogating and datamining of virtual and physical mobilities). In this presentation I will discuss different approaches in ethnographically informed collaborative design that seek to address these challenges.

Monika Buscher, Centre for Mobilities Research and Imagination Lancaster, Lancaster University

Event website:


Who can attend: Anyone


Further information

Organising departments and research centres: Educational Research, Lancaster Literacy Research Centre, Linguistics and English Language

Keywords: Literacies, Literacy


Search FASS

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
| Home | Departments | People | Study Here | Research | Business and Enterprise | News and Events |
- FASS Intranet -

Save this page: Delicious Reddit Reddit Facebook Stumble It Stumble It!

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Lancaster University
Lancaster LA1 4YD
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0) 1524 510851

E-mail: Email address protected by JavaScript. Please enable JavaScript to contact us.

Copyright & Disclaimer | Privacy and Cookies Notice

Save contact details

Save contact details