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- DescriptionDocuments a descriptive case study of teenage girls who created autobiographical avatars for their social online spaces. This title explores often conflicted negotiations behind girlhood identity and representation in a cyber-social world. It is suitable for educators and researchers interested in social construction of identity in a visual world.
- Author BiographyThe Author: Connie Morrison is a doctoral candidate at Memorial University's Faculty of Education where she teaches courses in teaching and reading popular culture, curriculum teaching and learning, adolescent literature, and intermediate and high school English methods. Her background in media education, English as cultural studies, and social justice pedagogy informs her research in avatar design and the online identity and representation of teenaged girls. She contributed a chapter, Critical Autobiography for Transformative Learning: Gaining a Perspective on Perspective , to Narrating Transformative Learning in Education (2008), and an article, The Everyday Practice of Avatar Creation , to The Canadian Journal for New Scholars in Education.
- Author(s)Connie Morrison
- PublisherPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Date of Publication01/01/2010
- GenreCommunication & Media
- Series TitleNew Literacies and Digital Epistemologies
- Series Part/Volume Number40
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintPeter Lang Publishing Inc
- Content Noteillustrations
- Weight370 g
- Width160 mm
- Height230 mm
- Edition Statement1st New edition
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