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Connecting Disciplinary Literacy and Digital Storytelling in K-12 Education

Categories: Postcolonial, Graduate Conference, Hispanic & Latino, Lingustics, Genre & Form, World Literatures, Adventure & Travel Writing, Children's Literature, Comics & Graphic Novels, Drama, Narratology, Poetry, African & African Diasporas, Asian & Asian Diasporas, Australian Literature, Canadian Literature, Caribbean & Caribbean Diasporas, Indian Subcontinent, Eastern European, Mediterranean, Middle East, Native American, Scandinavian, Pacific Literature
Event Date: 2020-03-31 Abstract Due: 2020-03-31

The idea of storytelling goes beyond the boarders of language, culture, or traditional education, and has historically been a tie that bonds families, communities, and nations. Digital storytelling offers opportunities for authentic academic and non-academic literacy learning across a multitude of genres. It is easily accessible to most members of society and has the potential to transform the boundaries of traditional education. As concepts around traditional literacy education evolve and become more culturally and linguistically relevant and responsive, the connections between digital storytelling and disciplinary literacy warrant considered exploration.

The objective of this interdisciplinary publication is to develop a conceptual framework around pedagogical connections to digital storytelling within K-12 disciplinary literacy practices. Invited contributions will span a variety of research and practice protocols supporting student success through the integration of digital storytelling across content areas and grade levels.

Target Audience:
The target audience consists of all stakeholders interested in innovative K-12 disciplinary literacy skill development, research, and practice. Stakeholders include, but are not limited to curriculum directors, education faculty, educational researchers, instructional facilitators, literacy professionals, practicing teachers, pre-service teachers, professional development coordinators, and teacher preparation programs.

Recommended Topics:
Culturally Relevant Storytelling Across Content Areas as an Avenue to Close the Achievement Gap
Comparisons between Story across Content Areas (i.e. Timelines, Historical References, Scientific Accuracy, Economic Impact)
Digital Storytelling Incorporated across a Variety of Media into Thematic Units
Comprehension and Problem-Solving Development through Digital Storytelling
Student Engagement, Storytelling, and Digital Literacy Integration in Social Studies
New Literacies as Student Motivation for Narrative Writing
Culturally Relevant Storytelling Promoting Acceptance across Student Populations
Digital Mentor Texts for Narrative Writing
Creative and Academic Connections between Literacy and Mathematics via Story
Strategic Thinking, Collaboration, and Communication Skill Development through Storytelling in a Blended Learning Environment
Storytelling as a Second Language Acquisition Support through Media Literacy and Digital Media Platforms
Instagram, Pinterest, Snap Chat, and Storytelling across Disciplines
Multiliteracies as Student Support for Fluency
Multimodal Content Delivery Incorporating and Integrating Digital Storytelling
Conscious Consumerism of Digital Literacy for Teachers and Students

Call for Chapters:
Proposals Submission Deadline: March 31, 2020
Full Chapters Due: July 7, 2020
Submission Date: October 30, 2020

Chapter Proposal:

https://www.igi-global.com/ publish/call-for-papers/call- details/4546


Jill Tussey