Ilana Snyder is a Professor in the Faculty of Education, Monash University. Her research has investigated the changes to literacy practices associated with the use of digital technologies. Books that explore these changes include: Hypertext (1996), Page to Screen (1997), Teachers and Technoliteracy, with Colin Lankshear and Bill Green (2000), Silicon Literacies (2002) and Doing Literacy Online, with Catherine Beavis (2004). Her research has also considered the connections between literacy, learning, technology and disadvantage. In her most recent book, The Literacy Wars (2008), Ilana discusses the politics of the volatile media debates around literacy education in Australia drawing parallels with the US and the UK.