Talk, text and technology : literacy and social practice in a remote indigenous community / Inge Kral Kral, Inge

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Kral, Inge
Subjects
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Literacy.; Literacy - Australia - History - 20th century.; Aboriginal communities.
Audience
Adult; Specialized
Summary
Talk, Text and Technology is an ethnography of language, learning and literacy in remote Indigenous Australia. This study traces one Indigenous group from the introduction of alphabetic literacy in the 1930s to the recent arrival of digital literacies and new media. This innovative work examines changing social, cultural and linguistic practices across the generations and addresses the implications for language and literacy socialisation. Talk, Text and Technology is an ethnographic exploration of language, learning and literacy in remote Indigenous Australia. This unique work traces the historical transformation of one Indigenous group across four generations. The manner in which each generation adopts, adapts and incorporates new innovations and technologies into social practice and cultural processes is illuminated - from first mission contact and the introduction of literacy in the 1930s to youth media practices today.
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https://trove.nla.gov.au/work/163892399
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163892399

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