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Transliteracy in Complex Information Environments by Suzana Sukovic

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Introduction

Abstract

In this chapter, transliteracy is introduced against the backdrop of proliferation of information. New literacies, which all address capabilities for working and living in the information age, are briefly overviewed. The origin and development of the concept of transliteracy is considered. The definition of transliteracy is introduced on the basis of a study of transliteracy, which will be presented in detail in the following chapters. The structure of the book is overviewed and glossary of frequently used terms presented at the end of this chapter.

Keywords

Transliteracy; origin of transliteracy; definition of transliteracy; study of transliteracy; new literacy

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