Our Presentations and Journal Publications

During the course of our research projects we make numerous presentations at national and regional conferences. We are excited to share these presentations because they are peer reviewed and represent our thinking as it develops throughout the course of a project.

Journal Articles

Production and Consumption: A Closer Look at Adult Digital Literacy Acquisition This is an Author’s Accepted Manuscript of an article published in 2014 in the Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, Vol. 57(8).  The final published version is available online at:http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jaal.293

Tutor-Facilitated Adult Digital Literacy Learning: Insights from a Case Study This is an Author’s Accepted Manuscript of an article published in 2013 in the Internet Reference Services Quarterly, 18:2. The final published version is available online at:http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10875301.2013.800013

Presentations

The following presentations are available as pdfs of our slides from presentation

Digital Problem Solving Skills in Libraries

Examining Digital Problem Solving Skills in Libraries to Promote Digital Equity presented April 2017 at The International Conference on PIAAC and PIAAC-Longitudinal in Mannheim, Germany.

The following presentations are available as video files with voiceover. They are organized by topic.

Digital Literacy Acquisition: Corrections and Reentry

Exploring Digital Literacy Acquisition in a Prison Reentry Program presented December 2015 at the Literacy Research Association conference in Carlsbad, CA.

Digital Literacy Acquisition: Language Learners

The Role of a Self-paced, Tutor-facilitated Online Learning Environment in Digital Literacy Acquisition and English Language Development Among Adult Spanish Speakers presented April 2015 at the International Linguistics Association conference in New York City.

Digital Literacy Acquisition: Program Design

Developing Digital Literacy: A Flexible Model Designed to Meet Learners’ Needs presented April 2015 at the Oregon Library Association Conference in Eugene, OR.

Fear to Fascination: Learner Confidence and Blended Instruction for Digital Literacy Acquisition presented April 2015 at the Technology, Knowledge, and Society conference in Berkeley, CA.

Operationalizing Success in a Digital Learning Environment Designed to Support Vulnerable Adults presented April 2015 at the American Education Research Association conference in Chicago, IL.  This paper received the exemplary paper award in the Adult Literacy and Education Special Interest Group. Both the paper and the presentation are available.

How Do Adults Acquire Digital Literacy Skills? Exploring Tutor-facilitated Learning and Teaching Within Community Based Organizations presented April 2014 at the American Education Research Association conference in Philadelphia, PA.

Conquering the Computer: Digital Literacy Acquisition among Vulnerable Adult Learners presented April 2014 at the annual meeting of the American Association of Applied Linguistics in Portland, OR.

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