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January 7, 2013 Literacy- Learning to read and write in certain ways.

January 9, 2013 Materiality- Materials around you that help you read and write. Institution- A place devoted for work They have goals Try to succeed and pass the goals Expanded definition of literacy- The appropriate behaviors around reading and writing in a specific knowledge area toward some goal. Literacy must be teachable, and have artifacts—things that can be used to teach someone the literacy. Materiality is similar to artifacts. January 23, 2013 Discourse Community Criteria for what makes a discourse community  Lexis (specialized vocab)  Genre  Shared goals (publicly understood)  Levels of expertise (novices, experts)  Participation, information, feedback (mechanisms)  Methods of communication between members January 28, 2013 Genres- Text type resulting in multiple rhetorical situations