Dr. Michele Knobel

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Early Childhood, Elementary and Literacy Education

Dr. Michele Knobel

Office: University Hall 3232
Phone: (973) 655-5405
Email: knobelm@mail.montclair.edu

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Michele Knobel is a Full Professor at Montclair State University. She has taught elementary school in Australia, and has worked within teacher education in Australia, Canada, Mexico and the US. Her research interests focus principally on young people's literacy practices, and the study of the relationship between new literacies and digital technologies. She has published a number of books, including "Everyday Literacies: Students, Discourse and Social Practice" which documents four adolescents' in school and out of school literacy practices. She has co-written a number of books in English and Spanish with Colin Lankshear, including: "New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning", 3rd edition (2011; previous editions translated into Spanish and Catalan); "Literacies: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives" (2011); "DIY Media: Sharing, Creating and Learning with New Media. " (2010); "The Handbook of Research on New Literacies" (2008, co-edited with Julie Coiro, Colin Lankshear and Don Leu); and the "Handbook for Teacher Research" (2004, also translated into Portuguese and Chinese). 

 

Degrees

  • PhD Queensland University of Technology
  • MEd Queensland University of Technology
  • MEd University College of Southern Queensland
  • BEd University College of Southern Queensland

 

Career Appointments 

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Publications

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Michele Knobel is a Full Professor at Montclair State University. She has taught elementary school in Australia, and has worked within teacher education in Australia, Canada, Mexico and the US. 

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Books and Short Monographs 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2011). New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Social Learning. Third Edition. Maidenhead & New York: Open University Press/McGraw-Hill. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2011). Literacies: Social, Cultural and Historical Perspectives. New York: Peter Lang. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (eds.) (2010). DIY Media: Creating, Sharing and Learning with New Media. New York: Peter Lang. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (eds.) (2008). Digital Literacies. New York: Peter Lang.

            Note:

Coiro, J., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C. and Leu, D. (eds) (2008). The Handbook of Research on New Literacies. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2008). Nuevas Alfabetismos: Su Práctica Cotidiana y el Aprendizaje en el Aula. Madrid : Ediciones Morata. (Spanish translation of New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Classroom Knowledge, 2nd edn). 

            Note:

  • Reviewed by Fernando Martínez Abad (2009) in Teoría de la Educación: Educación y Cultua en la Sociedad de la Información. 11(1): 442-443. 

Chinese translation of A Handbook for Teacher Research (published 2007):

Jiao shi yan jiu : cong she ji dao shi shi in Chinese text / Jiao shi yan jiu : cong she ji dao shi shi

by Colin Lankshear in Chinese text(Colin Lankshear), Michele Knobel in Chinese text(Michele Knobel) Beijing : Beijing shi fan da xue chu ban she in Chinese text, Beijing : Beijing shi fan da xue chu ban she. (ISBN: 9787303089093 7303089098) 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). Pesquisa Pedagógica: Do Projeto à Implantação. (A Handbook for Teacher Research. Portuguese edition). Porto Alegre, Brazil: Artmed Editora SA. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (eds) (2007). A New Literacies Sampler. New York: Peter Lang.

Note:

  • Reviewed by Mike Johnson (2008) in British Journal of Educational Technology, 39(3): 562-563.
  • Reviewed by Nadya González Romero, en Signo y Pensamiento, Vol. XXVII, Núm. 53, julio-diciembre, 2008, pp. 370-372.
  • Reviewed by Frances Forde Plude in Communication Research Trends, March 2009. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). Les Noves Alfabetitzacions: El Coneixement canviant i l'Aprenentatge a l'Aula. Xàtiva, Valencia, España. Edicions del CREC i Denes Editorial, edición valenciana. (Catalan translation of the first edition of New Literacies). 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2006). New Literacies: Everyday Practices and Classroom Learning (second edition of New Literacies: Changing Knowledge and Classroom Learning). Maidenhead and New York: Open University Press. 

Notes:

  • Reviewed by Guy Merchant in Literacy (41)3: 177-179. http://www.blackwell-synergy.com/toc/read/41/3
  • Reviewed by Mike Johnson in British Journal of Educational Technology, 39(3): 562-563.
  • Reviewed by Jyh Wee Sew in Pragmatics & Cognition, 2010, 18(1): 223-227.
  • Reviewed by Fernando Martínez Abad in Teoría del la Educación: Educación y Cultura en le Sociedad de la Información. 11(3), 2010, 442-443.
  • Second printing of this edition in 2007; third and fourth printings of this edition in 2008 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2005). Maneras de Ver: El Análisis de los Datos en Investigación Cualitativa. (Trans.: Ways of Seeing: Data analysis in qualitative research). Durango, México: Centro Pedagógico de Durango. New edition. (ISBN: 970-9859-02-1). 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2004). Handbook for Teacher Research. Maidenhead: Open University Press. 

Notes: Reprinted in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2011. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2004). Maneras de Descubrir: La Recopilación de Datos en Investigación Cualitativa. Morelia, México: Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias Educativas (Trans.: Ways of Discovering: Data Collection in Qualitative Research). 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2003). Maneras de Saber: Tres Enfoques para la Investigación Educativa. México D.F.: Facultad de Humanidades, UNAM. (Trans.: Ways of Knowing: Three Approaches to Education Research). 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2003). New Literacies: Changing Knowledge and Classroom Learning. Buckingham: Open University Press. 

Notes:

  • Reviewed by David O’Brien and Eurydice Bouchereau Bauer in Reading Research Quarterly, Vol. 40, No. 1 120-131. Reviewed with J. Gee’s book, What Video Games Have to Teach Us About Learning and Literacy.
  • Reviewed by Kathy Hall in British Journal of Educational Studies (2004).
  • Reviewed by Laurie Henry, Julie Coiro and Jill Castek in Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 48(5).
  • Yvon Apperly in Studies in the Education of Adults, 2004, 36(2): 283-285.
  • Reviewed by Brian Boyd in E-Learning (2005), 2(1): 97-98.
  • Reviewed by Allan Martin in Journal of eLiteracy, Vol 1 (2004), 61-65
  • Reprinting of New Literacies: 2004, 2006. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2003). Alfabetización en la Época de la Información: Perspectivas Contemporáneas. Morelia: Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias de la Educación (Trans: Literacy in the Age of Information: Contemporary Perspectives). 

Goodson, I., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C. and Mangan, M. (2002). Cyber Spaces/Social Spaces: Culture Clash in Computerized Classrooms. New York: Palgrave Press. 

Rowan, L., Knobel, M., Bigum, C., and Lankshear, C. (2002). Boys, Literacies and Schooling: The Dangerous Territories of Gender Based Literacy Reform. Buckingham: Open University Press. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2001). Maneras de Ver: El Análisis de Datos en Investigación Cualitativa. Morelia: Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias de la Educación. (Trans.: Ways of Seeing: Data analysis in qualitative research. Michoacan Institute of the Sciences of Education). 

                 Note: Second printing of Maneras de Ver, 2003. 

Lankshear, C, and Knobel, M. (2000). El Estudio Crítico-Social del Lenguaje y la Alfabetización. Morelia and México D.F.: Instituto Michoacano de Ciencias de la Educación. (Trans.: The socio-critical study of language and literacy. Michoacan Institute of the Sciences of Education). 

Knobel, M. (1999). Everyday Literacies: Students, Discourse and Social Practice. New York: Peter Lang Publishing. 

Reviewed in:

  • Harvard Educational Review, 1999 (69: 2)
  • Australian Journal of Language & Literacy, 1999 (22: 3)
  • New Zealand Journal of Education Studies, 1999 (34: 2)
  • Discourse & Society, 2000 (11: 3).
  • Journal of Literacy Research. 2000 (32: 1).
    • Anthropology and Education Quarterly, 2000 (31: 1).
    • Journal of Curriculum Studies, 2001 (33: 5). 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (1999). Ways of Knowing: Researching Literacy. Newtown, NSW: Primary English Teaching Association. 

Knobel, M. and Healy, A. (eds) (1998). Critical Literacies in the Primary Classroom. Newtown, NSW: Primary English Teaching Association. 

                 Note: Second printing of Critical Literacies, 2003. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (1995). Learning Genres: Prospects for Empowerment. Brisbane: National Language and Literacy Institute of Australia. 

Chapters in books 

Lankshear, C., Leander, K. and Knobel, M. (2011). Researching online practices. In B. Somekh and C. Lewin (eds), Theory and Method in Social Research. London: Sage. 147-154. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2010). Remix digital: La nueva escritura global como hibridación sin limites [Trans: Digital remix: the new global writing and endless hybridization]. In E. Lucio-Villegas and A. Guardas (eds), El Valor de la Palabra: Alfabetizaciones, Liberaciones y Ciudadanías Planetarias [Trans: The Value of the Word: Literacies, Freedoms and Global Citizens]. Valencia, Spain: Ediciones de Centre de Recursos I Educació Continuá. 

Knobel, M., Lankshear, C., and Lewis, M. (2010). AMV Remix: Do-it-yourself anime music videos. In M. Knobel and C. Lankshear (eds.) DIY Media: Creating, Sharing and Learning with New Technologies. New York: Peter Lang. 205-230. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2010). DIY Media: A contextual background and some contemporary themes. In M. Knobel and C. Lankshear (eds.) DIY Media: Creating, Sharing and Learning with New Technologies. New York: Peter Lang. 1-26. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2010). Foreword (or, Beyond ‘Reify, Measure and Treat’). In S. Shariff and A. Churchill (eds), Truths and Myths about Cyber-Bullying: International Perspectives on Stakeholder Responsibility and Children’s Safety. New York: Peter Lang. xi-xvii. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2010). Discussing new literacies. In M. Cappello and B. Moss (eds), Contemporary Readings in Literacy Education. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.  315-324. Reprint of Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2006). Discussing new literacies. Language Arts, 84(1): 78-86. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2009). New ways of knowing: learning at the margins. In Hall, K. and Jones, S. (Eds), Pedagogy and Practice: Cultural bridging and identities. London: Open University Press and Sage. Reprint of Chapter 8: New ways of knowing: learning at the margins, in: Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2003). New Literacies: changing knowledge and classroom learning.  Buckingham: Open University Press. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2008). Digital literacy and participation in online social networking spaces. In C. Lankshear and M. Knobel (eds.) Digital Literacies: Concepts, Policies and Practices. New York: Peter Lang. 249-278. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2008). Digital literacy and the law: Elements of Lawrence Lessig’s ideal of “Free Culture” (assembled and remixed from Lessig’s original words). In C. Lankshear and M. Knobel (eds.) Digital Literacies: Concepts, Policies and Practices. New York: Peter Lang. 279-306. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2008). Introduction: Digital literacies—concept, policies and practices. In C. Lankshear and M. Knobel (eds) Digital Literacies: Concepts, Policies and Practices. New York: Peter Lang. 1-16. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2008). L’aprenentatge I l’essència dels productors culturals en els espais d’afinitat de mescles en línia basats en els fans. In A. Guadas (Ed.). Educació Permanent, Globalització I Moviments Socials: Producció de Subjectivitat, Creació Social I Poentciè. Valencia, Spain: Crec I Denes Editorial. (Trans: Learning and being as cultural producers in online fan-based remix affinity spaces. In Life-Long Learning, Globalization and Social Movements). 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2007). Online memes, affinities and cultural production. In M. Knobel and C. Lankshear (eds), A New Literacies Sampler. New York: Peter Lang. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). Sampling “the new” in new literacies. In M. Knobel and C. Lankshear (eds), A New Literacies Sampler. New York: Peter Lang. 

Knobel, M. (2007). Foreword. In L. Stevens and T. Bean, Critical Literacy: Context, Research, and Practices in the K-12 Classroom. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). Meanings of “literacy” in education reform discourse. In D. Gabbard (ed.) Knowledge and Power in the Global Economy: The Effects of School Reform in a Neoliberal/Neoconservative Age. 2nd edition. Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. 344-354. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). New technologies in the work of the secondary English classroom. In A. Adams and S. Brindley (eds), Teaching Secondary English with ICT. Maidenhead and New York: Open University Press, 98-125. 

Knobel, M. (2006). Technokids, Koala Trouble and Pokémon: Literacy, new technologies and popular culture in children’s everyday lives. In J.  Marsh and E. Millard (eds), Popular Literacies, Childhood and Schooling. London: Routledge. 11-28. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2006). Weblog worlds and constructions of effective and powerful writing: Cross with care, and only where signs permit. In J. Rowsell and K. Pahl (eds), Travelnotes from the New Literacy Studies: Case Studies of Practice. Multilingual Matters. 72-94. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2006). Mundos Weblog e Construções de uma Escrita Eficiente e Poderosa: Atravessar com cuidado e apenas onde os sinais o permitam. In J. Paraskeva & L. Oliveira (Org.), Currículo e tecnologia educativa. Mangualde: Edições Pedago. 97 -121. (Translated chapter originally published in Rowsell and Pahl, 2005; see above). 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2005). “New literacies”: Research and social practice. 54th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference. Oak Creek, WI: National Reading Conference. 22-50. 

Knobel, M. (2005). Rants, ratings and representations: Ethical issues in researching online social practices. In Sheehy, K., Nind, M., Rix, J. and Simmons, K. (eds.), Values Into Practice: Ethics and Research in Inclusive Education. London: Routledge Falmer.  

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2005). Commentary. In J. Marsh and J. Larson, Framing Literacies: Theoretical Lenses for Studying and Organizing  Literacy Learning in Primary Schools. London and New York: Sage. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2005). Paulo Freire and digital youth in marginal spaces. In G. Fischman, P. McLaren, H. Sunker and C. Lankshear (Eds.), Critical Theories, Radical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Global Conflicts. Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 293-306. 

netgrrrl (12) and chicoboy26 (32) a.k.a. Michele Knobel and Colin Lankshear (2004). ¿Qué ofrezco? Lectura, escritura y calficacioines en eBay.com. In I. Snyder (ed.), Alfabetismos Digitales: Communicación, Innovación y Educación en la Era Electronica.  Trans. J. Pomares. Malaga, Spain: Edicciones Aljibe. Spanish translation of same chapter in I. Snyder (2002, ed.). 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2004). Paulo Freire and digital youth in marginal spaces. In G. Fischman, P. McLaren, H. Sunker and C. Lankshear (Eds.), Critical Theories, Radical Theories, Radical Pedagogies and Global Conflicts. Boulder, CO: Rowman and Littlefield.  

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2003). Researching young children’s out-of-school literacy practices. In N. Hall, J. Larsen and J. Marsh (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Early Childhood Literacy. Paul Chapman/Sage. 51-65. 

Lankshear, C and Knobel, M. (2003). Literacy, culture and technology. In G. Bull and M. Anstey (Eds.), The Literacy Lexicon Second Edition. Sydney: Prentice Hall. 69-79. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2003). Foreword. Changing Landscapes: Integrated Teaching Units. Newtown, NSW: Primary English Teaching Association. 

netgrrrl ¶ (12) and chicoboy21 ¶ (32) a.k.a. Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2002). What am I bid?: Reading, writing, ratings and eBay.com. In I. Snyder (Ed.) Silicon Literacies. London: Routledge-Falmer. 15-30. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2002). Cut, paste, publish: The production and consumption of zines. In D. Alvermann (Ed.), Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World. New York: Peter Lang. 164-185. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2002). Do we have your attention? New literacies, digital technologies and the education of adolescents. In D. Alvermann (Ed.), Adolescents and Literacies in a Digital World. New York: Peter Lang. 19-39. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2002). DOOM or Mortal Kombat? Bilingual literacy in the “mainstream” classroom. In L. Diaz Soto (Ed.), Making a Difference in the Lives of Bilingual/Bicultural Children. New York: Peter Lang. 31-52. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2001). Mapping postmodern literacies: A preliminary chart. In J. Suoranta, M. Ylä-Kotola, M. and S. Inkinen (Eds.) The Integrated Media Machine, Vol. 2. Hämeenlinna: Edita & University of Lapland. 15-38. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2001). What is “Digital Epistemologies”? Suoranta, J., Ylä-Kotola, M. and Inkinen, S. (Eds.) The Integrated Media Machine, Vol. 2. Hämeenlinna: Edita and University of Lapland. 39-58. 

Lankshear, C., Peters, M. and Knobel, M. (2001). Information, knowledge and learning: Some issues facing epistemology and education in a digital age. In M. Lea and Nicoll, K. (Eds.), Distributed Learning: Social and Cultural Approaches to Practice. London: Routledge. 16-37. 

Lankshear, C., Peters, M. and Knobel, M. (2000). Information, knowledge and learning: Some issues facing epistemology and education in a digital age. In N. Blake and P. Standish (Eds.), Enquiries at the Interface: Philosophical Problems of Online Education. Oxford: Blackwell. 19-44. 

Knobel, M. (1998). Paulo Freire e a juventude digital em espacos marginais. In M. Gadotti (ed.). Poder e Desejo: Paulo Freire a as Memorias Perigosas de Libertacao. Porto Allegre: Artes Medicos (Trans.: Paulo Freire and digital youth in marginal spaces … Power and desire: Paulo Freire and dangerous memories of liberation). 

Knobel, M. and Healy, A. (1998). Critical literacy: An introduction. In M. Knobel and A. Healy (Eds.), Critical Literacies in the Primary Classroom. Newtown, NSW: Primary English Teaching Association. 

Knobel, M. (1998). Critical literacy in teacher education. In M. Knobel and A. Healy (Eds.), Critical Literacies in the Primary Classroom. Newtown, NSW: Primary English Teaching Association. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1998). New Times! Old Ways? In F. Christie and R. Misson (Eds.), Literacy and Schooling. London: Routledge. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1997). Critical literacy and active citizenship. In S. Muspratt, A. Luke and P. Freebody, Constructing Critical Literacies, Norwood, NJ: Hampton Press. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1997). Literacies, texts and difference in the electronic age. In C. Lankshear, Changing Literacies. Buckingham: Open University Press. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1997). Different worlds: Technology mediated classroom learning and students’ social practices with new technologies in home and community settings. In C. Lankshear, Changing Literacies. Buckingham: Open University Press. 

Knobel, M., Lankshear, C., Honan, E., and Crawford, J. (1997). Wired world of second language learning. In I. Snyder (ed.). From Page to Screen. Sydney: Allen and Unwin. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (1997). Ways with windows: What different people do with the same equipment. In Language, Learning, and Culture: Unsettling Certainties. Proceedings of the First Joint National Conference of the Australian Association for the Teaching of English, the Australian Literacy Educators’ Association, and the Australian School Library Association. Darwin, NT: Northern Territory Department of Education. 

Lankshear, C., Peters, M. and Knobel, M. (1996). Critical pedagogy in cyberspace. In C. Lankshear, H. Giroux, P. McLaren, and M. Peters, Counternarratives: Cultural Studies and Critical Pedagogies in Postmodern Spaces. New York: Routledge. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1995). Literacies, texts and difference in the electronic age. In J. Murray (Ed.), Celebrating Difference, Confronting Literacies. Carlton South, Vic: Australian Reading Association. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1995). Wider horizons: Technology, literacies, and implications for teachers and classrooms. Expanding Horizons In English Language Teaching: Selected Papers. Bangkok: Chulalongkorn University Language Institute. 

Gerot, L. and Knobel, M. (1995). Children’s understandings of language purposes and functions in reading. In M. Tickoo (Ed.), Reading and Writing: Theory Into Practice. Singapore: South-East Asia Modern English Organisation Regional Language Centre.  

Chapters in books under contract 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (June, 2011). Children, literacy and the UK national grid for learning. In M. Thomas (ed.), Online Learning. New Dehli, India: Sage. (Reprint of: Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2002). Young Children and the National Grid for Learning. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. 2(2): 167-194). 

Spencer, T., Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (Spring 2012; in press). Researching young children’s out-of-school literacy practices. In N. Hall, J. Larsen and J. Marsh (Eds.), Handbook of Research in Early Childhood Literacy (2nd edn). Paul Chapman/Sage. 

Reprinted chapters from authored books 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2013). An introduction to teacher research. In J. Soler, C. Walsh, A. Craft, J. Rix and K. Simmons (compilers). Transforming Practice: Critical Issues in Equity, Diversity and Education. Milton Keynes, UK: The Open University.  33-42. Reprint of  Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2004). Chapter 1 of Handbook for Teacher Research. Maidenhead, UK and New york: Open University Press/McGraw-Hill. 

Encyclopedia entries

Lankshear, C., Knobel, M. and Curran, C. (2013). Conceptualizing and researching “new literacies”. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics, ed. Chapelle, C.A.  Oxford, UK: Wiley-Blackwell. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2006). Manga. In S. Steinberg, P. Parmar and B. Richard (Eds), Contemporary Youth Culture: An International Encyclopedia. Volume 1.  194-197. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2004). Infusing critical literacy into the sociocultural view of literacy. In J. L Kincheloe and D. Weil (Eds.), Critical Thinking and Learning: An Encyclopedia for Parents and Teachers. Westport, CT.: Greenwood Press, 281-287. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2003). The development of literacy as a field. In B. Guzzetti (Ed.), Introduction. Literacy in America: An Encyclopedia of History, Theory, and Practice. Boulder, CO: ABC-CLIO Publishers. xxiv-xxvii. 

Refereed journal articles 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2012). Nuevos alfabetizaciones: Tecnologías y valores. (Spanish language version). Teknokultura 9(2): 81-111. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2012). ‘New’ literacies: Technologies and values. (English language version.) Teknokultura 9 (1): 45-71. http://teknokultura.net/index.php/tk/article/view/54 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2011). Remix: La nueva escritura popular (Remix: The new popular writing). Cuadernos Comillas. 1(1): 105-126. http://www.cuadernoscomillas.es/archivo/ccom1.html (Table of Contents) and http://www.cuadernoscomillas.es/archivo/pdf/8_Knobel_Lankshear.pdf (Paper) 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2009). Wikis, Digital Literacies, and Professional Growth. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 52(7): 631-634. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2009). More than words: Chris Searle’s approach to critical literacy as cultural action. Race and Class 51(2): 59-78. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2008). Remix: The art and craft of endless hybridization. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 52(1): 22-33. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). Researching New Literacies: Web 2.0 practices and insider perspectives. e-Learning. 4(3): 224-240. 

Knobel, M. (2006). Memes and Affinity Spaces: Some implications for policy and digital divides in education. E-Learning. Special Issue, ‘Policy Options and Models For Bridging Digital Divides: Freedom, Sharing and Sustainability in the Global Network Society’. 3(3): 411-427. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2006). Digital literacy and digital literacies: Policy, pedagogy and research considerations for education. Digital Kompetense: Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy. 1(1): 12-24. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2005). Freedom and learning in the network society. International Journal of Learning, Volume 12 (9), 351-358. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2004). Form and effect in weblogging. International Journal of Learning. 11: 1289-1297. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2004). Function and power in weblogging. International Journal of Learning. 11: 1649-1655. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2004). Issues impacting data collection in physical and virtual sites: An illustrated taxonomy. Desencuentros. 4(2): 120-141. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2004). Planning pedagogy for i-mode: From flogging to blogging via wi-fi. English in Australia. 139: 78-102. 

Warschauer, M., Knobel, M. and Stone, L. (2004). Technology and equity in schooling: Deconstructing the digital divide. Educational Policy. 18(4): 562-588. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2004). Critical cyberliteracies: What young people can teach us about reading and writing the world. Desencuentros. 4 (1): 49-72. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2003). La investigación docente y la reforma educativa democratica. Revista Mexicana de Investigación Educativa (sección temática coordinada por Susan Street:  Trabajo docente y Subjetividad Magisterial). 19. 705-731. (Trans: Teacher investigation and democratic education reform, Mexican Journal of Education Research, special issue edited by Susan Street: Teacher work and subjectivity). Available at: comie.org.mx/revista/PdfsEnglish/Carpeta19/19investTem5Engl.pdf

Knobel, M. (2003). Rants, ratings and representations: Issues of validity, reliability and ethics in researching online social practices. Education, Communication and Information. 3(2). 187-210. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2003). New technologies in early childhood literacy research: A review of research. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. 3(1): 59-82. 

Bigum, C., Knobel, M., Lankshear, C. and Rowan, L. (2003). Literacy education, ICT and the economics of attention. L1: Educational Studies in Language and Literature. 3(1-2): 95-122 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2002). Young Children and the National Grid for Learning. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy. 2(2): 167-194. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2002). Steps toward a pedagogy of tactics. (Pasos hacia una pedagogía de tácticas). Desencuentos 4 (enero-abril) : 74-108. 

Knobel, M. (2001). “I’m not a pencil man”: How one student challenges our notions of literacy “failure” in school. Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 44(5): 404-419. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2001). Do we have your attention? New literacies, digital technologies, and the education of adolescents. (Published in parallel as: ¿Tenemos su atención?: Nuevas formas de alfabetización, tecnologías digitales y la formación de adolescentes.). Desencuentros. 2. 

Honan, E., Knobel, M., Baker, C. and Davies, B. (2001). Construcción de Posibles Anas: Teroría y el sujeto de investigación. Desencuentros. 25(2): 14-38. (Trans: Constructing Possible Hannahs: Theory and the Subject of Investigation). 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2001). Estrategias, tácticas y políticas de educación: Géneros y prácticas áulicas en un contexto de cambio. Ethos Educativo. 25(3). (Trans: Strategies, tactics and the politics of education: Genres and classroom practices in a context of change. Education Ethos). 

Lankshear, C., Peters, M. and Knobel, M. (2000). Information, knowledge and learning: Some issues facing epistemology and education in a digital age. Journal of Philosophy of Education. 34(1): 17-40. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2000). Mapping postmodern literacies: A preliminary chart. Journal of Literacy and Technology. 1(1). At: www.literacyandtechnology.org/v1n1/lk.html

Lankshear, C., Peters, M. and Knobel, M. (2000). Information, knowledge and learning: Some issues facing epistemology and education in a digital age. Special issue. Journal of Philosophy of Education. 34(1): 17-40. 

Honan, E., Knobel, M., Baker, C. and Davies, B. (2000). Producing Possible Hannahs: Theory and the Subject of Research. Qualitative Inquiry. 6(1): 9-32. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2000). Problemas asociados con la metodología de la investigación cualitativa. Perfiles Educativas. 21(87): 6-27. (Trans: Problems associated with qualitative research methodology.) 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2000). Razgos de una investigación consistente y eficaz. Ethos Educativo. 24: 36-49. (Trans: Characteristics of sound and efficacious research.) 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2000). Why ‘digital epistemologies? Re-Open: Research in Open and Distance Learning. 1(1). December. At www.edca.cqu.edu.au/lit/re-open 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (1997). WWW Projects. Computer-Assisted English Language Learning Journal. 7(4). 

Knobel, M. (1996). Language and social purposes in adolescents’ everyday lives. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy. 19(2): 120-128. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (1995). Literacies, texts and difference in the Electronic Age. Critical Forum. 4(2). 

Knobel, M. (1993). Simon says see what I say: Reader response and the teacher as meaning maker. Australian Journal of Language and Literacy. 16(4): 295-306. 

Other journal and magazine articles for the teaching profession 

Knobel, M. and Wilber, D. (2009). Let’s Talk 2.0. Educational Leadership. 66(6): 20-25. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2007). From Web 2.0 to School 2.0. Threshold. Summer. 4-8. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2006). Discussing new literacies. Language Arts, 84(1): 78-86. 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (2005). From the special issue editors. Language Learning & Technology. 9(1): 2-3. 

Knobel, M. (1995). Critical literacy in the primary classroom: A focus on reading. Words’worth. 28(4). 

Knobel, M. and Lankshear, C. (1994). From theory into practice: What are we really teaching them about genres? Words’worth. 27(2). 

Knobel, M. (1993). Resource Pack: Genre. Classroom: The Magazine for Teachers. 12(3): 25-33. 

Knobel, M. and Anstey, M. (1993). Resource Pack: Genre. Classroom: The Magazine for Teachers. 12(5): 23-35. 

Bull, G., Anstey, M. and Knobel, M. (1993). Resource Pack: Genre. Classroom: The Magazine for Teachers. 12(10): 25-33. 

Book series 

Co-editor of the book series: “New Literacies and Digital Epistemologies” (with Colin Lankshear). New York: Peter Lang. 

Book reviews 

Knobel, M. (2010). Review of “English Language Arts: Units for Grades 9-12” (Christopher Shamburg). E-Learning & Digital Media. 7(2): 190-194. 

Knobel, M. (2007). Review of “Technology and the Politics of Instruction” (Jan Nespor). e-Learning. 4(3): 376-380. 

Knobel, M. (2004). Review of “19 Urban Questions” (edited by Joe Kincheloe and Shirley Steinberg). Education Review. April 16. (Available online at: http://edrev.asu.edu/reviews/rev264.htm

Knobel, M. (2001). Review of “Early Childhood Educational Research: Issues in methodology and ethics” (Carol Aubrey, Tricia David, Ray Godfrey and Linda Thompson). Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood. 2(3): 386. 

Lankshear, C. and Knobel, M. (2001). Harry Potter: A boy for all seasons. Review of J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series (books 1 to 4). Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy. 44(7): 664-666. 

Knobel, M. (2000). Into the future: Language, culture, and new technologies. Review of Mark Warschauer: Electronic Literacies: Language, Culture, and Power in Online Classrooms. The APA Review of Books. 437-439. 

Knobel, M. (1997). Moacir Gadotti: Reading Paulo Freire. Critical Forum. 5(1/2): 99-100. 

Knobel, M. (1996). Peter Freebody and Anthony Welch: Knowledge, Culture and Power. Discourse. 17(2): 289-292. 

Knobel, M. (1995). Fringe Narratives: Postmodern Experiences. Taboo. 1(2): 212.-214. 

Knobel, M. (1995). Mark Warschauer: E-Mail for English Teachers. Critical Forum. 4(2): 104-6. 

Knobel, M. (1995). Aviva Freedman and Peter Medway: Learning and Teaching Genre. English in Australia. 112, July. 

Knobel, M. (1994). Ira Shor, Empowering Education: Critical Teaching for Social Change. Critical Forum. 3(2/3): 90-96. 

Knobel, M. (1993). Valley of Words/Lives of Love and Hope: A Sheffield Herstory. Critical Forum. 2(3): 90-96. 

Guest and special editor of journal special issues 

2005         Language Learning & Technology (with Colin Lankshear)
                     Theme: Technologies and young immigrant or indigenous learners (January) 

2005         e-Learning (with Colin Lankshear)
                     Theme: Academic Investigation of e-Learning (volume 2, no. 1) 

2004         e-Learning (with Colin Lankshear)
                     Theme: Digital Literacies (volume 1, no. 3) 

Media citations as an “expert” in the field 

2011    Quoted in: Simpson, Kevin, “Technology helps make language click for students.” Denver Post. April 16. 
                 http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_17860900?source=rss

2007    Quoted in: Radcliffe, Jennifer, “A new school of bloggers. A growing number of teachers are
                 expressing their views — but most do it anonymously. Houston Chronicle. Jan. 29.
                 chron.com/disp/story.mpl/metropolitan /4506358.html 

Other media citations and appearances 

  • September 20, 2012: Invited speaker and commentator in a webinar hosted by Connected Learning. Main speaker was Dr. Kylie Peppler, presenting “High-Tech Textile Design: Learning by Doing and Making”. Connected Learning webinars tend to watched in 70 different countries around the world. A video of the webinar available here: http://bit.ly/OJtTO6 
  • 2010: Featured in a video produced by the Área de Tecnología Educativa, Faculty of Philosophy and Humanities—under the coordination of the Academic Secretariat—of the National University of Córdoba, Argentina. This video was shown on the university’s public television channel in September, 2010. Available: http://vimeo.com/16318056 

Presentations

Other invited keynote presentations 

February 19, 2005: Response to Kevin Leander’s NCTEAR Keynote address, “Imagining and Practicing Internet Space-Times With/In School”. National Council of Teachers of English Assembly for Research Annual Mid-Winter Conference, Columbus, OH.

Refereed conference paper and forum presentations

November 21, 2008: “The virtual children’s zone: Collaborative imaging and plausible futures.” Symposium discussant. National Council of Teachers of English annual conference. San Antonio, Nov. 19-22. 

March 28, 2008: “Studying anime music video remix as a new literacy.” Paper presented to the American Educational Researchers Association annual conference. New York. 

April 12, 2007: Discussant for the symposium, “Negotiating Teacher and Student Identity in a Multimodal World.” Presented to the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL. 

April 11, 2006: “Blogging as Participation: The Active Sociality of a New Literacy” (with Colin Lankshear). Presented to the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 

April 10, 2006: Discussant for the symposium, “Exploring the Unofficial Literacy Curriculum: Adolescent’s Out-of-School Experiences with Literacy, Learning, and Networked Technologies”. Presented to the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA. 

December 3, 2005: “Good, bad and whatever: The research implications of affinity spaces, trustworthiness and new literacy practices.” Presented to the annual National Reading Conference, Miami, FL. 

December 2, 2005: Discussant for the symposium, “Blogging the world: Analysing online literacy practices using multiple modes and a variety of spaces”. Presented to the annual National Reading Conference, Miami, FL. 

November 30, 2005: “Memes and affinities: Cultural replication and literacy education.” Paper presented to the annual National Reading Conference, Miami, FL. 

March 14, 2005: “Memes, literacy and affinity spaces: Implications for policy and digital divides in education”. Paper presented to the “Policy Options and Models for Bridging Digital Divides” Conference. Global Challenges of eDevelopment Project, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland. 

December 2, 2004: Discussant for “The Storied Lives of Boys: Masculinities, Literacies and Schooling”. Symposium presentation to the National Reading Conference 54th Annual Meeting, San Antonio TX. 

April 15, 2004: “Dilemmas of the datasphere: Issues impacting information gathering in physical and virtual sites” (with Colin Lankshear). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of The American Educational Research Association. San Diego, CA. 

April 15, 2004: “Text roles of the digitally literate” (with Colin Lankshear). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of The American Educational Research Association. San Diego. 

April 14, 2004: “Planning pedagogy for i-mode: Some principles for pedagogical decision-making” (with Colin Lankshear). Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of The American Educational Research Association. San Diego. 

14 November, 2003: “Metodos para la investigacion cualitativa de los usos de nuevas tecnologias en practicas sociales aulicas y cotidianas” (Trans.: Methods for the qualitative investigation of new technologies in relation to everyday and classroom social practices). XVIII Encuentro Nacional de Investigacion Educativa. Morelia, Michoacan, 14-15 November. 

April 23, 2003: “Accounting for Latino students’ learning: Literacies, new technologies and education achievement in five southern Californian schools.” Symposium paper. American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. Chicago. 

April 21, 2003: “Do-It-Yourself Broadcasting: Writing Weblogs in a Knowledge Society.” Symposium paper (with Colin Lankshear). American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Chicago. 

April 12, 2002: “Rants, Ratings and Representation: Issues of validity, reliability and ethics in researching online social practices.” Symposium paper. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans. 

April 10, 2002: “Zines and adolescent literacies.” Symposium paper. American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, New Orleans. 

April 11, 2001:“Machines and mindsets.” Symposium paper (with Colin Lankshear). American Educational Research Association Annual Conference, Seattle. 

April 13, 2001: “New technologies, social processes, and the challenge of mindsets.” Symposium paper (with Colin Lankshear). American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. Seattle. 

April 15, 1998: “Critical Literacy and New Technologies.” Symposium paper (with Colin Lankshear). American Educational Research Association Annual Conference. San Diego.

December 1, 1995: “The Moral Consequences of What We Construct Through Qualitative Research.” Symposium paper (with Colin Lankshear). Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education. Brisbane. 

April 9, 1996: “Different Worlds? Technology-Mediated Classroom Learning and Student Social Practices in Home and Community.” Symposium paper (with Colin Lankshear). American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting. New York City, 8-12 April. 

July, 1995: “Language and social purposes in the everyday lives of four adolescents.” Roundtable presented to the Australian Reading Association’s 21st National Conference. Sydney, Australia. 

July, 1995: “Language and social purposes in the everyday lives of four adolescents: Using event mapping to analyse D/discourses.” Paper presented to the Ethnographies of Literacy: A Postgraduate Forum, University of Queensland. Brisbane, Australia. 

November 28, 1994. “Expanding Horizons: Technological Literacies and Implications for Teachers and Classrooms.” Paper presented (with Colin Lankshear) to the Chulalongkorn University Language Institute’s Third International Conference. Published in Selected Papers. Bangkok, Thailand. 

May, 1994: “Children’s Understandings of Language Purposes and Functions in Reading.” Paper presented (with Linda Gerot) to the Regional English Language Centre’s Regional Seminar. Singapore.

October, 1994: “What do Queensland Primary Students Make of Genre?” Paper presented to the English Teachers Association of Queensland Annual Conference, Brisbane, Australia. 

June, 1994: “What is This Thing Called Genre? and What are Students Saying About It?” Paper presented to the Darling Downs 8th Biennial Teachers’ Conference, Toowoomba, Australia. 

April, 1992: “See What I Say: The Teacher as Mediator of Meaning.” Paper presented to the Australian Reading Association Sunshine Coast Regional Conference, Coolum, Australia. 

June, 1992: “Simon Says ‘See What I Say’: The Teacher as Mediating Reader.” Paper presented to the Darling Downs 7th Biennial Teachers’ Conference, Toowoomba, Australia.

Other Invited Academic Presentations 

May 18, 2011: "Las prácticas de literacidades digitales de jóvenes conectados y sus implicaciones para las aulas" (Trans: The new literacy practices of youth and their implications for classrooms). Presentation to faculty and graduate students of the Departmento de Investigaciones Educativas, Centro de Investigación y de Estudios Avanzados-Sede Sur, Mexico City (http://www.die.cinvestav.mx/die

November 22, 2010: Invited guest speaker at the launch of G. López Bonilla nd C. Pérez Fragoso (eds). Discursos e Identidades en Contexto e Cambio Educativo (Trans: Discourses and identities within the context of educational change). México, DF: Plaza y Valdés. Casa de la Universidad de California en Chimalistac, México, DF. 

October 1, 2010: Nuevas alfabetizaciones: Prácticas y aprendizajes en la Web 2.0 (New Literacies: Web 2.0 learning and practices; with Colin Lankshear). Public paper presented as part of a two-day seminar hosted and by the Área de Tecnología Educativa, Facultad de Filosofia y Humanidades, Universidad Nácional de Córdoba, and funded by the international project: “Universidad en la Sociedad del Conocimiento. Fortalecimiento institucional de áreas dedicadas a la enseñanza universitaria con nuevas tecnologías" (The University in the Knowledge Society: Institutionally strengthening areas dedicated to university pedagogy using new technologies), under the aegis of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID). University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina. 

October 1-2: Conceptualización, teorización e investigación en nuevas alfabetizaciones (Conceptualizing, theorizing and investigating new literacies; with Colin Lankshear). A two-day seminar for doctoral students hosted and by the Área de Tecnología Educativa, Facultad de Filosofia y Humanidades , Universidad Nácional de Córdoba, and funded by the international project: “Universidad en la Sociedad del Conocimiento. Fortalecimiento institucional de áreas dedicadas a la enseñanza universitaria con nuevas tecnologías" (The University in the Knowledge Society: Institutionally strengthening areas dedicated to university pedagogy using new technologies), under the aegis of the Spanish Agency for International Development Cooperation (AECID). University of Córdoba, Córdoba, Argentina.  

July 16, 2008: Literacy and Identity (Re)Mixing. Keynote paper presented to the Summer Institute, Masters of Literacy Program (Mount Saint Vincent University), Toronto. 

March 5, 2008: Invited panelist at the “Teacher Education at MSU: A Proud Past, A Promising Future.” Centennial event, Montclair State University, New Jersey. 

March 15, 2007: Virtual Machinations: Popular Media and Taking Risks in Education (with Colin Lankshear). Presented in the “Literacies, Popular Media and Taking Risks in Education” series in celebration of the opening of the new student Media Center, University of Delaware. 

March 16, 2005: Digital literacies and changing knowledge (with Colin Lankshear). Invited address, University of Tampere. Tampere, Finland.

March 17, 2005: Digital literacies, classroom pedagogy, and teacher education (with Colin Lankshear). Invited address, University of Joensuu. Joensuu, Finland. 

February 26, 2003: “To, with and by children: balancing literacy agendas in new times. Colloquium presentation to the Department of Teaching and Learning, Steinhardt Graduate School of Education, New York University, New York. 

February 13, 2003: “Billy the Punk: Unravelling ‘b’ and ‘p’ confusion in young students within a literature-based unit”. Colloquium presentation to the College of Education and Human Services, Montclair State University. Montclair, New Jersey. 

February 3, 2003: “Young Children, the Internet, and National Investment in Learning Societies.” Colloquium presentation to the Department of Teaching and Learning, Vanderbilt University. Nashville. 

Other conference presentations 

April, 24, 2010: “Digital Literacies and DIY Media.”  Paper and workshop presented to the Literacy Volunteers of New Jersey state Conference. Montclair state University, Montclair, NJ. 

 

Service

Editorial Boards 

  • Member of the International Advisory Board, Educational Review (2010 onwards)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Literacy Research (2010 onwards)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Digital Culture & Education (2008 onwards)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Early Childhood Literacy (2007 onwards)
  • Member of Editorial Board, The Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy (2007 onwards)
  • Member of Editorial Board, Language Learning & Technology (2006-2009)
  • Member of Editorial Board, International Journal of Inclusive Education, Canada (2005 to 2007)
  • Member of Editorial Board, Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, UK (2005 onwards)
  • Member of Editorial Review Board, Reading Research Quarterly, USA (2001 to 2006)
  • Member of Editorial Board, e-Learning, UK (2003 to present)
  • Member of Editorial Board, Forum Crítico da Educação (Trans: Critical Forum of Education), Brazil (2002 to 2005)
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Re-Open: Research in Open and Distance Learning, Australia (1999 to 2000).
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Taboo: Journal of Culture and Education, USA (1997 to 2001).
  • Book Reviews Editor, Critical Forum: International Journal of Adult Literacies and Learning, Australia (1994 to 1999). 

Other editorial roles 

  • Book Review Editor, e-Learning, UK (2003 to present) 

International Advisory Role 

  • International advisory board member, The Learner (http://thelearner.com/ideas/advisory-board/) a composite set of professional practices including an annual international conference, a journal, and a book series. 

Invited Referee for Academic Journals 

  • Learning, Media and Technology
  • Teaching Education (UK)
  • Middle Schools Research Journal (USA)
  • Australian Journal of Language and Literacy
  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood (UK)
  • Journal of Educational Computing (USA)
  • Discourse: The Journal of Educational Studies (Australia)
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education & Development (Hong Kong)
  • Teaching Education (USA)
  • Ethnicities (UK)
  • Globalisation, Societies and Education (UK)
  • Popular Communication (USA)
  • Reading Research Quarterly (USA)
  • Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy (USA)
  • Anthropology & Education Quarterly (USA)
  • Education, Communication and Information (UK)
  • International Journal of Inclusive Education (UK)
  • Pedagogies: An International Journal (Singapore)
  • International Journal of Educational Research  (UK)
  • Journal of Literacy Research 

Other Academic Reviewer Roles 

  • Guest Reviewer or Ad Hoc Reviewer for Volume 48, Reading Research Quarterly.
  •  International panel member for evaluating applicants for full professorial position, Tampere University, Finland (2010).
  • Invited member of the judging panel for the Digital Media and Learning Competition (2007) co-sponsored by the MacArthur Foundation and HASTAC (a network of educators and digital innovators) to award (1) Innovation Awards ($100,000 to $250,000), with a total of $2 million in funds to distribute.
  • Proposal reviewer for Division G: Social Context of Education; Section 3: Social Context of Multiple Languages and Literacies. The American Educational Research Association (for 2007 Annual Meeting, Chicago).
  • Proposal reviewer for the National Research Conference, Area 7: Social, Cultural and Political issues of Literacy Practices in School and Out of School (for 2005 annual meeting, Miami).
    • Proposal reviewer for the National Research Conference, Area 10: Literacy and Technology/Media (for 2005 annual meeting, Miami).
    • Proposal reviewer for the National Research Conference, Area 7: Social, Cultural and Political issues of Literacy Practices in School and Out of School (for 2004 annual meeting, San Antonio).
    • Proposal reviewer for the National Research Conference, Area 10: Literacy and Technology/Media (for 2004 annual meeting, San Antonio).
    • Proposal reviewer for Division C, Section 1: Literacy and Language Arts. American Educational Research Association, 2002 (for 2003 Annual Meeting, Chicago).
    • Proposal reviewer for Division G, Section1: Local Contexts of Teaching and Learning. American Educational Research Association, 2001 (for 2002 Annual  Meeting, New Orleans). 

Book manuscript reviewer roles 

2010    Invited by MIT Press to review a book manuscript by Kurt Squire on video games and education
                and subsequently published as: Video Games and Learning: Teaching and
                Participatory Culture in the Digital Age
. 

2010    Invited by Routledge to review a book proposal on multiliteracies and schooling 

2010    Invited by Blackwell to review a manuscript on new media studies and education. 

2008    Invited by the University of Minnesota Press to review Jabari Mahiri’s book manuscript,
                Digital Tools in Urban Schools. 

2007    Invited by the University of Illinois Press to review the book manuscript: Ubiquitous Learning
                edited by Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis. 

2006    Invited by Routledge to complete a review of a book manuscript proposed by Jackie Marsh,
                Muriel Robinson, Rebekah Willett and tentatively titled, Play, Creativity and Digital Cultures

2006    Invited to complete a blind review of a proposal for a book on assessment practices and
                techniques by McGraw-Hill publishers. 

2004      Invited by Erlbaum publishers to review a book manuscript written by Jan Nespor. 

Research Centre Member 

2008-onwards International partner, Multiple Literacies Research Unit. Ottawa University, Canada. 

Research funding application reviewer role 

2006    Reviewer for the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. 

Book endorsements and other copy 

2011    Invited to endorse Jabari Mahiri’s book, Digital Tools in Urban Schools, University of Michigan Press. 

2009    Invited by the University of Illinois Press to endorse Bill Cope and Mary Kalantzis’ edited collection,
                Ubiquitous Learning

2006    Invited by Erlbaum Publishers to endorse Jan Nespor’s book, Technology and the Politics
                of Instruction

2006    Invited by Open University Press to endorse Len Unsworth, Angela Thomas, Alyson Simpson and
                Jennifer Asha’s book, Children’s Literature and Computer-Based Teaching.  

2005    Invited by Routledge to provide an endorsement blurb for advertising purposes for Jackie Marsh’s
                edited collection, Popular Culture, Media and Digital Literacies in Early Childhood. 

2005    Invited by Marc Pruyn and Luis Huerta-Charles to endorse their edited collection,
                Teaching  Peter McLaren (Peter Lang, New York) 

Local Committee Work 

2001                    Member of Dean search committee, College of Education and Human Services,
                               Montclair State University. 

2009-2010        Member of the College of Education and Human Services’ Advisory Group on
                                Faculty Scholarship 

2008                    Chair of the University Research Award Committee, Montclair State University. 

2007-present   Member of the College of Education and Human Services’ Doctoral Council,
                               Montclair State University. 

2007-present   Member of the College of Education and Human Services’ Advisory Group on scholarship,
                               Montclair State University. 

2006-present   Member of College of Education and Human Services’ Research Committee,
                               Montclair State University. 

2006-present   Member of the Department Personnel Advisory Committee, Department of Early Childhood,
                               Elementary & Literacy Education, Montclair State University. (Responsible for reviewing and
                               reporting on pre-tenure applications for reappointment and for tenure) 

2006                    Chair of search committee, Department Chair. Department of Early Childhood, Elementary &
                               Literacy Education, Montclair State University. 

2005                    Member of the Middle States re-accreditation subcommittee, Graduate Education and
                               Doctoral Programs, Montclair State University. Invitation from Provost to join this committee. 

2005-2010        Member of the College of Education and Human Services’ Assessment Committee,
                                Montclair State University. 

2003-2006        Member of the College of Education and Human Services’ Research Committee,
                                Montclair State University. 

2004-present  Chair or co-Chair of Departmental Search Committee for a literacy faculty positions,
                              Montclair State University. 

2003-2004        Co-Chair of Departmental Search Committee for general elementary position,
                                Montclair State University. 

2011-2012         Member of the Dean’s search committee for the College of Education and Human Services,
                                Montclair, State University. 

2012                    Invited member of the Steering Committee for Continuous Improvement of Advanced Teacher
                               Preparation (NCATE), College of Education and Human Services, Montclair, State University.

Reviewer for the following professional journals

I'm currently on the editorial boards of the following journals:

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood, UK
  • Education Review
  • Digital Culture & Education 
  • The Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy 
  • Language Learning & Technology 
  • Journal of Early Childhood Literacy 
  • e-Learning and Digital Media

I review manuscripts for the following journals:

  • Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood (UK)
  • Discourse: The Journal of Educational Studies (Australia) 
  • Asia-Pacific Journal of Teacher Education & Development (Hong Kong) 
  • Teaching Education (USA) 
  • Ethnicities (UK) 
  • Globalization, Societies and Education (UK) 
  • Reading Research Quarterly (USA) 
  • International Journal of Inclusive Education (CAN)
  • Journal of Early Childhood Literacy (UK)
  • Nordic Journal of Digital Literacy (NOR)
  • Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy (US)
  • Digital Culture and Education

Other Types of Reviews

  • Book Review Editor
    • e-Learning and Digital Media (UK)

 

Awards 

No information available

 

Projects

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • New literacies and technologies
  • Adolescents' literacy practice 
  • Teacher research in literacy 
  • Discourse analysis and sociolinguistics 
  • New literacies, digital technologies, and new media

Specialization

Michele's research interests focus principally on school students' in-school and out-of-school literacy practices, and the study of the relationship between new literacies and digital technologies. She also has a keen interest in qualitative research methodology--especially in relation to studying social practices that include an online dimension.