I managed to get to Valencia for INTED2020 on 1 March, before the lockdown! A really interesting conference (with 500 presenters from 30 countries), especially because of the high number of presenters from Russia, Latvia, and other Eastern European countries. Super exchange of ideas on ICT in education. Same time every year. I encourage youContinue reading “INTED2020 Valencia”
ELINET stands for the European Literacy Policy Network, a group of senior literacy and technology researchers from over twenty countries. The site has links to dozens of examples of good practice and pedagogy, from all over Europe.
How is engagement different from motivation? Here’s a link to the short paper in which Peter Afflerbach and I try to answer this important question: https://colinharrisonorg.files.wordpress.com/2020/06/a11f9-jaal-engagement-afflerbach-and-harrison-2017.pdf
I’m pleased to finally see my article on Critical Internet Literacy published in the print issue of Literacy, after a nine-month wait! Thanks to Ber Dwyer, Julie Coiro, Jill Castek and Don Leu for leading all of us in this important area. Defining and seeking to identify critical Internet literacy: a discourse analysis of fifth‐graders’Continue reading “Defining Critical Internet Literacy (Literacy, 2018)”
This was my final thought-piece of the six I was invited to write for the Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. I put my heart and soul into it. Here’s the link: Moral Duties Harrison JAAL
Here is a link to a copy of my recent paper inThe Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy. Harrison 2016 Boon or Barrier? In a nutshell, I argue that online reading is good for boys, in that they don’t think of online reading as about ‘books’, but on the down side, boys may find onlineContinue reading “Are Computers, Smartphones, and the Internet a Boon or a Barrier for the Weaker Reader?”