Young Children’s Digital Literacy Practices in the Sociocultural Contexts of their Homes

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dc.contributor.author Kumpulainen, Kristiina
dc.contributor.author Sairanen, Heidi
dc.contributor.author Nordström, Alexandra
dc.date.accessioned 2020-10-26T14:10:01Z
dc.date.available 2020-10-26T14:10:01Z
dc.date.issued 2020-09
dc.identifier.citation Kumpulainen , K , Sairanen , H & Nordström , A 2020 , ' Young Children’s Digital Literacy Practices in the Sociocultural Contexts of their Homes ' , Journal of Early Childhood Literacy , vol. 20 , no. 3 , 1468798420925116 , pp. 472-499 . https://doi.org/10.1177/1468798420925116
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dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-0721-0348/work/82752066
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0002-1099-5326/work/82752384
dc.identifier.other ORCID: /0000-0003-0606-979X/work/82752660
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10138/320626
dc.description.abstract This socioculturally framed case study investigates the digital literacy practices of two young children in their homes in Finland. The aim is to generate new knowledge about children's digital literacy practices embedded in their family lives and to consider how these practices relate to their emergent literacy learning opportunities. The study asks two questions, 'How do digital technologies and media inform the daily lives of children in their homes? Moreover, how do the sociocultural contexts of homes mediate children's digital literacy practices across operational, cultural, critical and creative dimensions of literacy?' The empirical data collection drew on the 'day-in-the-life' methodology, using a combination of video recordings, photographs, observational field notes and parent interviews. The data were subjected to thematic analysis following an ethnographic logic of enquiry. The findings make visible how children's digital literacy practices are intertwined in families' everyday activities, guided by parental rules and values. The study demonstrates children's operational, cultural and creative digital literacy practices. The study also points out the need for more attention to children's critical engagement in their digital literacy practices. en
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Early Childhood Literacy
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dc.rights.uri info:eu-repo/semantics/openAccess
dc.subject 516 Educational sciences
dc.subject Young children
dc.subject home
dc.subject digital literacy practices
dc.subject sociocultural approach
dc.subject qualitative research
dc.subject PLAY
dc.subject PRESCHOOL
dc.title Young Children’s Digital Literacy Practices in the Sociocultural Contexts of their Homes en
dc.type Article
dc.contributor.organization Learning, Culture & Interventions (LECI)
dc.contributor.organization Department of Education
dc.description.reviewstatus Peer reviewed
dc.relation.doi https://doi.org/10.1177/1468798420925116
dc.relation.issn 1468-7984
dc.rights.accesslevel openAccess
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