This chapter presents relevant findings from research that explored literacy teachers' self-reflections and reflective discussions with peers that were mediated by digital video. Mixed methodological approaches were used, including statistical discourse analysis, which examines the relations between speech-turns in teachers' video discussions to provide a Fine-Grained view of digital video's mediating role. Findings showed that recursive viewing of videos, across different contexts or within a context facilitated shifts in purposes for discussing videos and broadened the foci of these discussions. Additionally, the situated context and multiple modes of information presented in digital videos supported literacy teachers' generation and application of ideas about reader processing and reader engagement. Teachers used certain conversation moves, such as critical thinking, hypothesizing, and challenging, as they transacted with the multimodal information in the video to support their generation of ideas for literacy instruction. Implications and future research directions are discussed. Copyright © 2015, IGI Global. All rights reserved.
|Title of host publication||Handbook of Research on Teacher Education in the Digital Age|
|Editors||Margaret L. NIESS , Henry GILLOW-WILES|
|ISBN (Print)||9781466684041, 1466684038|
|Publication status||Published - 2015|