New Technologies in Higher Education – ICT Skills or Digital Literacy?

Richard Simpson, Olga A. Obdalova
2014 Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences  
This study develops the argument that academic discourse may be seen as a feature of the discourse community within which it takes place. 'Multiliteracies', 'Academic Literacies', and 'Digital Literacies' with particular reference to EAP and Academic Discourse are considered. We argue for the inclusion of digital literacies within the EAP curriculum and specify the key components of the pedagogy of multiliteracies and attempt to locate them within the general field of EAP with relation to new
more » ... h relation to new technologies.
doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2014.10.120 fatcat:xdm6ddglxrcxdl6pp4lpfzt5uu