Literacies In Semiotic Domains

Read Chapters 1 & 2

Discussion Questions

  • What where the notable take aways from these chapters?
  • How does Gee define literacies, semiotic domains, the problem of content, affinity groups, and critical learning?
  • What are the pros and cons of thinking about learning in terms of literacies and semiotic domains.
  • What literacies are present in your discipline?
  • What literacies beyond your discipline are you also exploring with students?
  • What strategies can we use to engage students in critical learning?
  • How does the information from these chapters help you in your teaching?

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