researcher, speaker, teacher

Author: cfontaine

Emotion Work and Online Privacy

Emotion Work and Online Privacy

I presented a paper at DML 2017 entitled “Privacy can be a state of mind”: Emotion work and online participation. The thesis is that digital literacy and successful online participation require navigating both interpersonal and structural privacy threats, which require emotion work; that is, acts of […]

Driving School Choice

Driving School Choice

I wrote this thought piece as I was gearing up for a qualitative interview-based study on the role of quantitative online data in the decision-making processes of parents navigating school choice in New York City. The study was conducted under the auspices of the Data & […]

How Youth Navigate the News Landscape

How Youth Navigate the News Landscape

A new report finds that teens and young adults express low levels of trust in the news media and use a variety of strategies to confirm, verify, and clarify the stories they care about, according to a study produced by Data & Society Research Institute and supported by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.

Doing Screen Time

Doing Screen Time

This short essay unwinds the apparent contradiction between anxiety around screen time at home and support for screen time at school. It asks the seemingly obvious question: Why are we putting so much pressure on parents to manage and limit screen time, while schools are facing the […]

Publications

Publications

Fontaine, C. & Luttrell, W. (forthcoming). Re-centering the role of care in young people’s multimodal literacies: A collaborative seeing approach. In Hamilton, M., Heydon, R., Hibbert, K. & Stooke, R., Eds. Negotiating Spaces for Literacy Learning: Multimodality and Governmentality. London; New York: Bloomsbury Books. Luttrell, W., […]