Can Blogging Help Build Digital Literacy Skills in African American Families?

Can digital tools, like a blog, help African American families make sense of their lives while building digital literacy skills?

In this podcast, Tisha Y. Lewis Ellison, Ph.D. discusses her research article, Exploring Blogging Engagements in Family Spaces published in the Journal for Adolescent and Adult Literacy, and dispels the myth that African American families do not engage in digital literacy practices in meaningful ways by exploring family blogs.

Tisha Lewis, PhD, assistant professor, Middle and Secondary EducationDr. Lewis is an assistant professor in the Middle and Secondary Education department and program coordinator of the Reading, Language and Literacy Education M.Ed. program.