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Ilana Snyder

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.

Ilana Snyder

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  • A Home Away from Home?

    Ilana Snyder and John Nieuwenhuysen
  • Closing the Gap in Education?

    Ilana Snyder and John Nieuwenhuysen


Turning Points: Book launch (Melbourne, invitation only)

The East Melbourne Library

Brenda Niall will launch Turning Points: 25 Remarkable Australians and the Moments that Changed Their Lives, edited by Mary Ryllis Clark, to be followed by a panel discussion featuring Margaret Leggatt...

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