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New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension

  1. Donald J. Leu,
  2. Heidi Everett-Cacopardo,
  3. Lisa Zawilinski,
  4. Greg McVerry,
  5. W. Ian O'Byrne

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0865

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

How to Cite

Leu, D. J., Everett-Cacopardo, H., Zawilinski, L., McVerry, G. and O'Byrne, W. I. 2012. New Literacies of Online Reading Comprehension. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

Abstract

Literacy has become deictic (Leu, 2000); the meaning of literacy is rapidly changing as new technologies for literacy continually appear and new social practices of literacy quickly emerge.

Keywords:

  • Internet;
  • language in the classroom;
  • literacy;
  • online reading comprehension;
  • reading