Author Archives: Al Davidson

Multiliteracies Reflections and Practice

The role of digital technologies is ubiquitous in every aspect of the modern Canadian educational system and the opportunities to support student learning with modern technologies is staggering in scope. As such, recently federal and provincial governments have allocated considerable … Continue reading

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Considering the Politics of Mass Literacy: Parallels in print and technological literacy.

Assignment 3 (Research Topic) As an educator a great emphasis in my own recent professional growth and learning has been in the area of technology literacy and preparing the 21st century learner for a 21st century world. There is, of … Continue reading

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Neutrality and Politics in Print and Digital Technologies

There is, in the world, real and perceived social and economic gaps that exist between cultures, societies, countries and even within such geopolitical entities. These gaps or divides often separate the world into those who¬†have and those who have not, … Continue reading

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Communication Gap

Cartoon purchased for use in this school project from http://www.cagle.com This cartoon captures many of the ideas and inquiry questions that have come to my mind as we embark on this course. In this cartoon we see the massive chasm … Continue reading

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Woven Words

Embroidered text messages = brilliant. (by Christi Ginger) I was intrigued by how this image reflected some of the ideas explored throughout the prefatory materials and Module 1 introduction. The prompt, in the defining terms section, to have our learning … Continue reading

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