Texts of the New Nature: Problems of Interdisciplinary Research



The paper explores a new research direction unfolding at the junction of modern textual criticism and modernization challenges in education. It outlines the theoretical basis for constructing a model of the «new literacy» representative of the 21st century. The paper contains an attempt to describe the main trends in the changes of text: rejection of linearity, shrinkage of text volume, orientation to «small text structures», duplicative character of different sign systems in the content reflection, increase of interactivity, feedback forms development, emergence of «new forms of authorship» and a number of other trends. Examples are given of new literature, created in the form of comics, presentations, infographics, drawn notes. The author reveals the scope of «the texts of the new nature» through the provision of its characteristics; describes two main technologies of formation of such texts; provides experimental data that characterize the process of perception of this kind of texts; and, finally, formulates priority research issues.

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Keywords: texts of the new nature, new literacy, hyper textualism, multimedia of the text, nonlinear structures

Journal rubric: Interdisciplinary Researches

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/pse.2016210409

For citation: Kazakova E.I. Texts of the New Nature: Problems of Interdisciplinary Research. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2016. Vol. 21, no. 4, pp. 102–109. DOI: 10.17759/pse.2016210409.


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Information About the Authors

Elena I. Kazakova, Doctor of Education, Professor, Department of Continuous Philological Education and Educational Management, Faculty of Philology, Saint Petersburg State University, St.Petersburg, Russia, e-mail: e.kazakova@spbu.ru



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