A Delphi Study Analyzing Perspectives of School Library Media Specialists' Attitudes toward 21st Century Literacies

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Georgia Southern University

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Warren, Rebecca W.
ETD; Literacy; New literacies; Media specialist; 21st century literacies; 21st century skills; Instructional materials personnel; School librarians; Information literacy; Jack N. Averitt College of Graduate Studies, Electronic Theses & Dissertations, ETDs, Student Research
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The present study has undertaken the exploration of the perceptions of (School Library Media Specialists) SLMSs regarding the tools and skills necessary to become 21st century literate. Moreover, the researcher attempted to explore how SLMSs are presently using technology to achieve their instructional goals related to 21st century literacy. Specifically, the researcher sought answers to the following research questions: 1. what is your definition of 21st century literacies? 2. what are the skills and tools necessary to be considered 21st century literate? 3. how do you incorporate 21st century literacies into the curriculum?