Adolescent Literacy, Identity and School (ALIAS): positions, pedagogies and spaces for learning
Literacy Association of Ireland
The purpose of this paper is to excavate connections between adolescent literacy and identity in post-primary school settings. It will focus on the theoretical framework informing our study as well as a brief discussion of some key findings. The central research aims focusing this part of the Adolescent Literacy, Identity and School (ALIAS) study are to: (i) Investigate the impact of levels of literacy and learning on the identity constructions of first year students in post-primary school (ii) To develop guidelines for a cross-curricular literacy and learning intervention programme in collaboration with student participants.
Cross-curricular literacy and learning , Assessment , Digital context , Democratic , Student-centred
Cahill, K., Curtin, A., Hall, K. and O'Sullivan, D. (2017) 'Adolescent Literacy, Identity and School (ALIAS): positions, pedagogies and spaces for learning', in Culligan, B. and Mehigan, G. (eds.) Exploring the Literacy Landscape: Celebrating 40 Years of Research and Practice. Dublin: Literacy Association of Ireland, pp. 32-39.
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