Comics & Literacy

Table of Contents

  • History discusses discussions of comics and youth literacy during the mid-20th century around the 1940s-1950s. This includes information about American anti-comics sentiment during the 1940s and 1950s, as well as academic research into comics and literacy during that period.
  • Contemporary discusses more recent research into comics and youth literacy, around the 1970s-2000s
  • New Media moves on from discussions of the role of comics in word-based literacy education, and into the medium's role in teaching multiple literacies commensurate with emergent information communication technologies (ICTs).
  • Resources provides selected links to online resources for literacy educators interested in incorporating comics into their pedagogy, as well as a list of works cited from the other sections of the website.