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Scholarship

 

New Book Titles in 2019

Pahl, K. & Rowsell, J. with with Diane Collier, Steve Pool, Zanib Rasool and Terry Trzecak. (In Preparation). Living Literacies. Boston, MA: MIT Press. 

Kucirkova, N., Rowsell, J., & Falloon, G. (Eds.). (In Preparation). The Routledge International Handbook of Learning with Technology in Early Childhood. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.

Rowsell, J. (Eds.). (In Preparation). The Art and Craft of Literacy Pedagogy. London: Routledge.  If you wish to publicise the book, for example on social media, please share this link to the book on our website: https://www.routledge.com/The-Art-and-Craft-of-Literacy-Pedagogy-Profiling-Community-Arts-Zone/Rowsell/p/book/9781138389045

Morrell, E. & Rowsell, J. (Eds.). (In Preparation). Stories from inequity to justice in literacy education. New York: Routledge.

Bloome, D., Castanheira, M. L., Leung, C. & Rowsell, J. (Eds.). (In Preparation). Re-Theorizing Literacy Practices: Complex Social and Cultural Contexts. New York, NY: Routledge. 


special issues of journals

Ehret, C. & Rowsell, J. (Eds.). (In Preparation). Affect Theory in Literacy Research: Creating Coherence, Producing Difference. Reading Research Quarterly. July 2019.

Hauge, C., & Rowsell, J. (Eds.) (In Preparation). Child and Youth Engagement: Civic Literacies and Digital Ecologies. Discourse: Studies in Cultural Politics of Education, 41(5). October 2020.

Hauge, C., & Rowsell, J. (Eds.) (In Preparation). The Politics of Literacy. Studies in Social Justice. December 2018.


Artifactual, Multimodal, and Multiliteracies

Rowsell, J., & Collier, D. (2018). Researching multimodality in language and education. In S. May (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Education. New York: Springer.

DiCesare, D. M., & Rowsell, J. (2017). Multimodal literacies. In M.A. Peter (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Philosophy and Theory. London: Springer.

Harwood, D., DiCesare, D, & Rowsell, J. (2017). Multimodality. In K. Peppler (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning. London: Sage.  View

Rowsell, J., & Burgess, J. (2017). Around and around we go: Layering turns into the multiliteracies manifesto. In F. Serafini & E. Gee (Eds.), Remixing Multiliteracies: Theory and Practice from New London to New Times (pp. 74-90). New York: Teachers College Press.

Collier, D. R., & Rowsell, J. (2014). A room with a view: Revisiting the multiliteracies manifesto, twenty years on. Fremdsprachen Lehren und Lernen, 43 (2), 12-28.

Rowsell, J. (2014). Touch Points and Tacit Practices: How Videogame Designers Help Literacy Studies. In P. Smeyers et al (Eds.) International Handbook of Interpretation in Educational Research. London: Springer.

Rowsell, J., & Burgess, J. (2014). A Tale of Multiple Selves: Im/materializing Identities on Facebook. In C. Burnett, J. Davies, G. Merchant, & J. Rowsell (Eds.) New Literacies around the Globe: Policy and pedagogy (pp. 103-120). London: Routledge.   View

Rowsell, J., & Pahl, K. (2013). After Writing: Rethinking the Paths to Composition. In M. Bock & N. Pachler (Eds.), Multimodality and Social Semiosis: Communication, Meaning-Making, and Learning in the Work of Gunther Kress (pp. 162-174). New York: Routledge.

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2012). Artifactual Literacies. In J. Larson & J. Marsh's Handbook of Early Chilhood Literacy. London: Sage.  View

Rowsell, J., & Decoste, E. (2012). (Re)designing writing in English class: A multimodal approach to teaching writing. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 7(3), 246-260.
A Special Issue on Writing Ecologies: Material, Critical, Digital, Cultural, and Academic Perspectives. Edited by Cheryl McLean. January 2012.  View

Rowsell, J., & Walsh, M. (2012). Rethinking Literacy Education in New Times: Multimodality, Multiliteracies, and New Literacies. Brock Education, 20(1), 53-62.
[Spanish translation, translated by S. Patricia Quitián, Bogota, Columbia, published by the journal Enunciación, 2015].

McLean, C., Rowsell, J., & Lapp, D. (2011). Tupaq, Katy Perry, and Schindler's List in the Secondary English Classroom: Assessing English in New Times. English in Australia, 46(3), 9-20.

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Artifactual Critical Literacy: A New Perspective for Literacy Education. Berkeley Review of Education, 2(2), 129-151.

Rainbird, S., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Literacy Nooks: Geosemiotics and Domains of Literacy in Home Spaces. Special Issue of The Journal of Early Childhood Literacy on Geosemiotics and Early Childhood. Edited by S. Nichols, H. Nixon, & J. Rowsell. Spring 2011.

Rowsell, J., & Pahl, K (2011). The Material and The Situated: What Multimodality and New Literacy Studies do for Literacy Education. In D. Lapp and D. Fisher's (Eds.). Handbook of Research on Teaching the English Language Arts. New York: Erlbaum/Taylor Francis.

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2010). Artifactual Literacies: Every Object Tells a Story. New York: Teachers College Press.  View

McLean, C., Boling, E., & Rowsell, J. (2009). Engaging Diverse Students in Multiple Literacies In and Out of School. In L. Morrow, R. Rueda and D. Lapp's (Eds.) The Handbook of Research on Literacy Instruction: Issues of Diversity, Policy, and Equity. New York: Guilford Publishing.  View

Rowsell, J. (2009). Artifactual English: Transitional Objects as a way into English Teaching. In M. Hagood (Ed.) New Literacies Practices: Designing Literacy Learning. New York: Peter Lang.   View

Rowsell, J., & Casey, H. (2009). Shifting Frames: Inside the Pathways and Obstacles of Two Teachers' Instruction. Linguistics and Education, 20, 311-327.

Street, B., Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J (2009). Multimodality and New Literacy Studies. In C. Jewitt's (Ed.) The Routledge Handbook on Multimodal Analysis. London: Routledge.  View

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2008). Traveling Objects and Reconfiguring Identities: Meaning-Making and Multi-Modalities. In K. Cooper and R. E. White's (Eds.) Critical Literacies in Action: Social Perspectives and Teaching Practices. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.   View

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (Eds.) (2006). Travel Notes from The New Literacy Studies: Instances of Practice. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.  View

Rowsell, J. (2003). Semiotic Consciousness of Educational Textbooks. International Journal of Applied Semiotics, 4(2), 43-63. 

Burke, A., & Rowsell, J. (2006). From Screen to Print: Publishing Multiliteracies Pedagogy. In The International Journal of Learning, 12(8), 143-156. Victoria: Common Ground.  Available only on Brock Library database with institutional login.


Arts-Based Methodologies

Dénommé-Welch, S., & Rowsell, J. (2017). Epistemologies of silence. Brock Education Journal, 27(1), 3-9.  View

Griffin, S., Rowsell, J., Winters, K. L., Vietgen, P., McLauchlan, D., McQueen-Fuentes, G. (2017). A Reason to Respond: Finding Agency through the Arts. International Journal of Education and the Arts, 18 (25), 1-24.  View

Rowsell, J. (2017). Passing Through: Reflecting on the Journey through Community Arts Zone. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 12(1), 1-3.

Tabi, E., & Rowsell, J. (2017). Towards Sensorial Approaches to Visual Research with Racially Diverse Young Men. Studies in Social Justice, 11(2), 275-297.  View

Rowsell, J., & McQueen-Fuentes, G. (2017). Moving Parts in Imagined Spaces: Community Arts Zone's Movement Project. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 12(1), 74-89.

Rowsell, J., & Vietgen, P. (2017). Embracing the Unknown in Community Arts Zone Visual Arts. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 12(1), 90-107.

Winters, K-L., Griffin, S. M., Vietgen, P., McQueen-Fuentes, G., McLauchlan, D., & Rowsell, J. (submitted, 2017). Constructions of arts zones: Inclusions of diverse learners through artistry and literacy. In B. Andrews (Ed.), Perspectives on arts education research in Canada (pp. 1-30). Ottawa, ON.  Not yet published.

Rowsell, J. (2011). Carrying my Family with Me: Artifacts as Emic Perspectives. Qualitative Research, 11, 331-346.

Rowsell, J. (2003). Plugging in the Arts: Media and Arts Education. In D. Booth & M. Hachiya's (Eds.) The Arts Go to School. Markham: Pembroke Publishers.  View


Digital Literacies

Kucirkova, N., Rowsell, J., & Falloon, G. (Eds.). (In Preparation). The Routledge International Handbook of Learning with Technology in Early Childhood. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge.  In prep.

Lemieux, A., & Rowsell, J. (Accepted). Postcards from the Field: Tracking Innovation in Early Childhood Digital Literacies. In O. Erstad, R. Flewitt, B. Kümmerling-Meibauer, Í. S. Pires Pereira (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Digital Literacies in Early Childhood. New York: Routledge.   Not yet published.

Lemieux, A., & Rowsell, J. (In Press). Digital literacy in Canadian secondary schools. In R. Heydon (Ed.), Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies Handbook. London, UK: Bloomsbury.  Not yet published.

Rowsell, J., Maués, F., Moukperian, S., & Colquhoun, C. (2017). Apps and autodidacts: Wayfaring and emplaced thinking on iPads. In C. Burnett, G. Merchant, A. Simpson, & M. Walsh, (Eds.), The Case of the iPad: Mobile Literacies in Education (pp. 125-142). New York: Springer.

Rowsell, J., Morrell, E., & Alvermann, D. (2017). Confronting the Digital Divide: Debunking Brave New World Discourses. The Reading Teacher, 71(2), 157-165.  View

Rowsell, J., Morrell, E., & Alvermann, D. (2017). Overcoming the digital divide: Four
critical steps [ILA Literacy leadership brief]. Newark, DE: International Literacy Association.  View

Wohlwend, K. E., & Rowsell, J. (2017). App Maps: Evaluating Children's iPad Software for 21st Century Literacy Learning. In N. Kucirkova & G. Falloon (Eds.), Apps, Technology, and Younger Learners: International Evidence for Teaching. New York: Routledge.

Rowsell, J., Burke, A., Flewitt, R., Liao, H-T., Lin, A., Marsh, J., Mills, K., Prinsloo, M., Rowe, D., & Wohlwend, K. (2016). Humanizing digital literacies: A road trip in search of wisdom and insight. Digital Literacy Column. The Reading Teacher, 70(1), 121-129.  View

Rowsell, J., & Wohlwend, K. E. (2016). Free Play or Tight Spaces? Mapping Participatory Literacies in Apps. The Reading Teacher, 70(2), 197-205.

DiCesare, D., Harwood, D., & Rowsell, J. (2015). It is real colouring? Mapping children's im/material thinking in a digital world. In L. Mellinee and B. Guzzetti. Handbook of Research on the Societal Impact of Digital Media. New York: IGI Global.  View

Rowsell, J. (2014). Toward a Phenomenology of Contemporary Reading. The Australian Journal of Literacy and Language, 37(2), 117-127.  View

Rowsell, J., Saudelli, M., McQuirter-Scott, R., & Bishop, A. (2013). iPads as Placed Resources: Forging Community in Online and Offline Spaces. Language Arts, 90(5), 351-360. 

Simpson, A., Walsh, M., & Rowsell, J. (2013). The digital reading path: researching modes and multidirectionality with iPads. Literacy, 47(3), 123-130. 

Prinsloo, M., & Rowsell, J. (2012). Introduction: Digital Literacies as Placed Resources in the Globalised Periphery. Language and Education, 26(4), 271-277. Special Issue Edited by M. Prinsloo and J. Rowsell. July 2012.  View

Rowsell, J., Prinsloo, M., & Zhang, Z. (2012). Socializing the Digital: Taking Emic Perspectives in Digital Domains. Language & Literacy. Special Issue Edited by J. Rowsell and M. Prinsloo. August 2012.   View

Rowsell, J. (2009). My Life on Facebook: Assessing the Art of Social Networking. In A. Burke and B. Hammett's (Eds.) Assessing New Literacies: Perspectives from the Classroom. New York: Peter Lang.  

Rowsell, J., & Burke, A. (2009). Reading by Design: Two Case Studies of Digital Reading Practices. The Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy, 53(2), 106-118.  

Burke, A., & Rowsell, J. (2008). Screen Pedagogy: Challenging Perceptions of Digital Reading Practice. Changing English, 15(4), 445-456.  View


Professionals and Maker Scholarship

Rowsell, J., Lemieux, A., Swartz, L., Turcotte, M., & Burkitt, J. (Accepted). The Stuff That Heroes Are Made Of: Elastic, Sticky, Messy Literacies in Children’s Transmedial Cultures. Language Arts.  Not yet published.

Rowsell, J. (2015). What Professionals Can Teach Us About Education: A Call for Change. Cambridge Journal of Education, 46(1), 81-96.  

Rowsell, J. (2013). Working with Multimodality: Rethinking Literacy in a Digital Age. London: Routledge.  View

Sheridan, M. P., & Rowsell, J. (2010). Design Literacies: Learning and Innovation in the Digital Age. London: Routledge.  View


Visual Methods

Hackett, A., & Pool, S., Rowsell, J., & Aghajan, B. (2015). Seen and unseen: Using video data in ethnographic fieldwork. Qualitative Research Journal, 15(4), 430-444.  View

McLean, C., & Rowsell, J. (2015). Imagining writing futures: Photography, writing, and technology. Reading and Writing Quarterly, 31(2), 102-118.  

Rowsell, J. (2015). Same Meaning, Different Production. In E. Stirling & D. Yamada-Rice (Eds.) Visual Methods with Children and Young People: Academics and Visual Industries in Dialogue. London: MacMillan-Palgrave.  View

Kendrick, M., & Rowsell, J. (2014). The Visual Turn: Transitioning into Visual Approaches to Literacy Education. In Daniel Jarvis & Susan B. Elliott-John's Perspectives on Transitions in Schooling and Instructional Practice. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.  View

Rowsell, J. (2014). "The Mood is in the Shot": The Challenge of Moving-Image Texts to Multimodality. Talk and Text, 34(3), 307-324.  

Rowsell, J., & Kendrick, M. (2013). Boys' Hidden Literacies: The Critical Need for the Visual. Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, 56(7), 587-599.  

Rowsell, J., Kress, G., & Street, B. (2012). Visual Optics: Interpreting Body Art, Three Ways. Visual Communications, 12(1), 97-122.  

Rowsell, J., McLean, C., Hamilton, M. (2012). Visual Literacy as a Classroom Approach. Real-Time Teaching Column. The Journal of Adult and Adolescent Literacy, 55(5), 444-447.  View

Kendrick, M., Rogers, T., Toohey, K., Marshall, E., Mutonyi, H., Hauge, C., Siegel, M., & Rowsell, J. (2010). Experiments in Visual Analysis: (Re)positionings of Children and Youth in Relation to Larger Sociocultural Issues. In R. Jimenez, V. Risko, M. Hundley, & D. Rowe's (Eds.) 59th Yearbook of the National Reading Conference. Wisconsin: National Reading Conference, Inc.  


Theoretical Work

Abrams, S. S., & Rowsell, J. (Forthcoming). Immateriality redux: Tacit modalities and personal meaning across timescales. In D. Pyles, R. Rish, H. Pleasants, & J. Warner (Eds.), Negotiating Place and Space through Digital Literacies: Research and Practice. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. Not yet published.

Bloome, D., Castanheira, M. L., Leung, C. & Rowsell, J. (Eds.). (In Preparation). Re-Theorizing Literacy Practices: Complex Social and Cultural Contexts. New York, NY: Routledge. In prep.

Lemieux, A., Rowsell, J., McLean, C., & Smith, A. (In Preparation). Materializing the Plan: Developing Mapping-as-Metaphor and Mapping-as-Practice. Research in the Teaching of English. In prep.

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (In Preparation). Living Literacies. Boston, MA: MIT Press. In prep.

Gallagher, T., & Rowsell, J. (2018). Untangling Binaries: Where Canada Sits in the '21st Century Debate'. McGill Journal of Education, 52(2), 383-407.  View

McLean, C., Prinsloo, M., Rowsell, J., & Bulfin, S. (2018). Toward a new
appreciation of speaking and listening. In D. Lapp & D. Fisher (Eds.), Handbook of
Research on Teaching the English Language Arts, 4th Edition (pp. 110-130). New York:
Routledge.  

Leander, K. M., Aziz, S., Botsakis, S., Ehret, C., Landry, D., & Rowsell, J. (2017). Integrative research review: Readings and experiences of multimodality. Literacy Research: Theory, Method, and Practice, 65(1). Published online first. DOI: 10.1177/2381336917719247.  

Rowsell, J., & Gallagher, T. (2017). Circuits, Astronauts, and Dancing Oranges: Documenting networked knowledge on tablets. In S. Nichols & C. Snowden (Eds.), Languages and Literacies as Mobile and Placed Resources (pp. 110-123). London: Routledge.  

Zaidi, R., & Rowsell, J. (Eds). (2017). Literacy Lives in Transcultural Times. Expanding Literacies in Education Series. New York, NY: Routledge.  

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2016). Modes of Communication in Cross-Cultural Contexts. In H. Callan (Ed.), The International Encyclopaedia of Anthropology: Anthropology Beyond Text. New York: Wiley.  

Heydon, R., & Rowsell, J. (2015). Phenomenology and Literacy Studies. In J. Rowsell & K. Pahl's The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies. London: Routledge.  

Rowsell, J., & Pahl, K. (Eds.). (2015). The Routledge Handbook of Literacy Studies. London: Routledge.  View

Burnett, C., Merchant, G., Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2014). The (Im)materiality of Literacy: The Significance of Subjectivity to New Literacies Research. Discourse: Studies in the Cultural Politics of Education, 35(1), 90-103.  View

Sefton-Green, J., & Rowsell, J. (Eds.). (2014). Learning and Literacy over Time: Longitudinal Perspectives. New York: Routledge.  View

Rowsell, J. (2014). A Steadfast Revisit: Keeping with tradition, in a different place and time. In J. Sefton-Green & J. Rowsell (Eds.) Learning and literacy over time: Longitudinal perspectives. New York: Routledge.  View

Rowsell, J., & Chen, L. (2014). Capitalizing on Funds of Knowledge: Approaching English Language Studies through a NLS-Multimodal Lens. In C. Leung & B. Street's Handbook on English Language Studies. London: Routledge.  View

Nichols, S., Rowsell, J., Nixon, H., & Rainbird, S. (2012). Resourcing Early Learners: New Networks, New Actors. London: Routledge.  View

Rowsell, J. (2012). Artifactual English. In M. Grenfell, D. Bloome, C. Hardy, K. Pahl, J. Rowsell, & B. Street's Language, Ethnography, and Education: Bridging New Literacy Studies and Bourdieu. New York: Routledge.  

Rowsell, J., Kress, G., Pahl, K. & Street, B. (2012). The Social Practice of Multimodal Reading: A New Literacy Studies-Multimodal Perspective on Reading. In D. Alvermann & N. Unrau's (Eds.) Theoretical Models and Reading Processes, (6th ed.). Delaware: IRA Publication.  

Nichols, S., Nixon, H., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Researching Early Childhood Literacy in Place. Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, 11(2). A Special Issue on the Geosemiotics of Early Childhood Literacy. Edited by S. Nichols, H. Nixon, & J. Rowsell.  

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Major Works in Early Childhood Literacy. London: Sage.  View

Nichols, S., Nixon, H., & Rowsell, J. (2009). The 'Good' Parent in Relation to Early Childhood Literacy: Symbolic Terrain and Lived Practice. Literacy, 43(2), 65-74.  View

Rowsell, J. (2007). Improvising on Artistic Habitus: Sedimenting Identity into Art. In J. Albright & A. Luke's (Eds.) Pierre Bourdieu and Literacy Education. Rahway, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.  View

Rowsell, J. (2006). Corporate Crossings: Tracing Textual Crossings. Travel Notes From the New Literacy Studies: Instances of Practice. Clevedon, UK: Multilingual Matters.  View


Bourdeusian Perspectives on Literacy

Grenfell, M., Bloome, D., Hardy, C, Pahl, K., Rowsell, J. & Street, B. (2012). Language, Ethnography, and Education: Bridging New Literacy Studies and Bourdieu. New York: Routledge.  View


Literacy and Teacher Education

Rowsell, J. (In Preparation). How We Live Now: Striving for Resilient Repertoires of Literacy. In A. Woods & B. Exley (Eds.), Literacies in Early Childhood: Foundations for equity and quality. New York, NY: Oxford University Press. In prep.

Gallagher, T. L., Fisher, D., Lapp, D., Rowsell, J., Simpson, A., McQuirter Scott, R., Walsh, M., Ciampa, K., & Saudelli, M. G. (2015). International perspectives on literacy learning with iPads. Journal of Education, 195(3), 15-25.  

Burnett, C., Davies, J., Merchant, G., & Rowsell, J. (2014). New Literacies around the Globe: Policy and Pedagogy. London: Routledge.  View

Kosnik, C., Simon, R., Williamson, P., Rowsell, J., & Beck. C. (Eds.). (2013) Literacy Teacher Educators: Preparing Student Teachers for a Changing World. Rotterdam: Sense Publishers.  View

McLean, C., & Rowsell, J. (2013). (Re)designing Literacy Teacher Education: A Call For Change. Teaching Education, 24(1), 1-26.  

Elliott-Johns, S., Booth, D., Rowsell, J., Puig, E., & Paterson, J. (2012). Using Student Voice to Guide Instruction. Voices from the Middle, 19(3), 25-31.  

Lapp, D., Moss, B., & Rowsell, J. (2012). Envisioning New Literacies through a Lens of Teaching and Learning. The Reading Teacher, 65(6), 367-377.  

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2012). Literacy and Education: Understanding the New Literacy Studies in the Classroom. Second Edition. London: Sage.  View

Rowsell, J., & Decoste, E. (2012). (Re)designing writing in English class: A multimodal approach to teaching writing. Pedagogies: An International Journal, 7(3), 246-260.  View

Saudelli, M., & Rowsell, J. (2012). Walking the Talk: Towards a Notion of Multiliteracies in Teacher Education. In C. Kosnik, C. Beck, J. Rowsell, P. Williamson, & R. Simon's Contemporary Issues in Literacy Teacher Education. New York: Sense Publishing.  View

Abrams, S. S., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Rethinking Identity and Literacy Education in the 21st Century. National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook. Volume 110, Issue 1. New York: Teachers College Press.  View

Rowsell, J., & Lapp, D. (2011). New Literacies in Literacy Instruction. In L. Morrow and L. Gambrell (Eds.) Best Practices in Literacy Instruction (4th ed.). New York: Guildford.  

Rowsell, J. (2010). In-Character: Inhabiting Literary Worlds through Facebook. Balanced Reading Instruction Journal, 13, 4-20.  

Rowsell, J., Kosnik, C., & Beck, C. (2008). Fostering Multiliteracies Pedagogy through Preservice Teacher Education. Teaching Education, 19(2), 109-122.  View

Beck, C., Kosnik, C., & Rowsell, J. (2007). Preparation For the First Year of Teaching: Beginning Teachers' View About Their Needs. The New Educator, 3(1), 51-73.  View

Booth, D., & Rowsell, J. (2007). The Literacy Principal. Second Edition. Markham: Pembroke Publishers.  View

Rowsell, J., Sztainbok, V., & Blaney, J. (2007). 'Losing Strangeness': Using Culture to Mediate ESL Teaching. Language, Culture and Identity, 20(2), 140-154.  

Rowsell, J. (2006). Family Literacy Experiences: Creating Reading and Writing Opportunities for Student Achievement. Markham: Pembroke Publishers.  View

Pahl, K., & Rowsell, J. (2005). Literacy and Education: Understanding the New Literacy Studies in the Classroom. London: Paul Chapman Publishers.  View

Rowsell, J., & Rajaratnam, D. (2005). There is No Place Like Home: A Teacher Perspective on Literacies Across Educational Contexts. In Brian Street's (Ed.) Literacies Across Educational Contexts. Philadelphia: Caslon Publishing Inc.  View


Videogames and Immersive Worlds

Abrams, S. S., Rowsell, J., & Merchant, G. (Eds.) (2017). Virtual Convergence: Creating Synergies between Research on Virtual Worlds and Videogames. Teachers College Record, 119(11).  View

Rowsell, J., & Simon, R. (2017). Engaging with Artifactual Worlds. In K. Peppler (Ed.), The Sage Encyclopedia of Out-of-School Learning. London: Sage.  

Rowsell, J., Pedersen, I., Trueman, D. (2014). Playing as a Mutant in a Virtual World: Understanding Story Worlds in Popular Culture Video Games. Literacy, 48(1), 47-53.  

Abrams, S. S., & Rowsell, J. (2011). Dynamic Learning in Virtual Spaces: Producers and Consumers of Meaning. Journal on School Educational Technology, 7(1), 7-13.  View


Popular Culture and Digital Worlds

Carrington, V., Rowsell, J., Priyadharshini, E., & Westrup, R. (Eds.). (2016). Generation Z: Zombies, Popular Culture, and Educating Youth. New York: Springer.  View

Rowsell, J. (2016). Staying Up Late Watching The Walking Dead. In V. Carrington, J. Rowsell, E. Priyadharshini, & R. Westrup. Generation Z: Zombies, Popular Culture, and Educating Youth (pp. 101-113). New York: Springer. 

Rowsell, J., & Harwood, D. (2015). "Let it Go": Exploring the Image of the Child as Producer, Consumer, and Inventor. Theory into Practice, 54(2), 136-146.  

McLean, C., Rowsell, J., & Lapp, D. (2014). Making School Relevant: Adding New Literacies to the Policy Agenda. In K. Sandford, T. Rogers, & M. Kendrick's Youth Literacies in New Times - Everywhere Everyday. London: Springer.  View

Pedersen, I., & Rowsell, J. (2013). May the Force Be With You: Harnessing the Power of Brain-Computer Games. In A. Burke & J. Marsh's Virtual Worlds in Early Childhood Literacy. New York: Peter Lang. 

Rowsell, J. (2011). Consumers as Learners/Learners as Consumers. In S. S. Abrams & J. Rowsell's (Eds.) Rethinking Identity and Literacy Education in the 21st Century. National Society for the Study of Education Yearbook. Volume 110, Issue 1. New York: Teachers College Press.  View


Sociocultural Work

Rowsell, J., Bloome, D., Castanheira, L., Leung, C. Lost In Our Meditations About Re-Theorizing Literacy Practices Across Complex Social And Cultural Contexts. In D. Bloome, L. Castanheira, C. Leung, and J. Rowsell’s Re-Theorizing Literacy Practices: Complex Social and Cultural Contexts. New York, NY: Routledge.

Tabi, E., & Rowsell, J. (2017). Towards Sensorial Approaches to Visual Research with Racially Diverse Young Men. Studies in Social Justice, 11(2), 275-297.


Digital Divide Work

Manzan Perine, C. & Rowsell, J. (Forthcoming). Making it work in the Global South: Stories of digital divides in a Brazilian context. In E. Morrell & J. Rowsell’s (Eds.), Stories from inequity to justice in literacy education. New York: Routledge. 


Theoretical Work

Abrams, S. S. & Rowsell, J. (Forthcoming). Immateriality redux: Tacit modalities and personal meaning across timescales. In D. Pyles, R. Rish, H. Pleasants, & J. Warner (Eds.), Negotiating Place and Space through Digital Literacies: Research and Practice. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing. 


Media and Youth Culture Work

Rowsell, J., Lemieux, A., Swartz, L., Turcotte, M., & Burkitt, J. (2018). The Stuff That Heroes Are Made Of: Elastic, Sticky, Messy Literacies in Children’s Transmedial Cultures. Language Arts.

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