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Category Archives: Commentary 1
This commentary is based on Grafton’s article FUTURE READING:“Digitization and its discontents” as referenced below. Grafton begins by describing Google’s aim to “build a comprehensive index of all books in the world …..some which envision a universal archive providing a … Continue reading
ETEC 540 64B Oren Lupo One basic assumption that runs through Orality and Literacy is the division between the sensory modalities of sight and sound, and the corresponding separation between the textual-visual and oral-aural dimensions of language use. Walter Ong … Continue reading
People working in educational technology are inundated with latest tools all proclaiming to act as major disruptive forces in traditional education. It is easy to get swept up in the excitement of innovation and become marketers of various technology applications … Continue reading
In a world where nothing is written and words are not thought of in separate entities and people only speak, we, the typographical/chirographical people, cannot judge. Walter J. Ong’s book Orality and Literacy focuses the reader’s attention on those people … Continue reading
Commentary #1 ETEC 540 Ryan Edgar Commentary #1: Oral Cultures are Everywhere Image Source: http://www.brighttomato.com.au/learning-to-read-sight-words-56-sets-of-picture-word-cards-preschool.html I chose this picture because I feel games like these are vital to the process of moving from orality to literacy. … Continue reading
INTRODUCTION: The agency being discussed in this paper is a Municipal Police Service employing approximately 1800 police officers, serving a diverse and rapidly growing community of over one million people. Its mission is to strive to protect life and property … Continue reading
I cannot help but keep coming back to Postman’s Technopoly. I started to write this first commentary centered on Ong’s third chapter but Postman keeps bringing me back. I think what resonates with me the most about Postman’s chapter, The … Continue reading
Commentary 1 Iris Chan Professor Miller ETEC 540 4 October 2010 Commentary #1: E-Word, E-Literacy “Biases of the Ear and the Eye” Daniel Chandler Introduction In “Biases of the Ear and the Eye”, Chandler’s discussion of the ‘Great Divide’ theories … Continue reading
James O’Donnell’s 1994 article, “The Virtual Library: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed” was written quite some time before the advent of widely available consumer access to large digital storage devices, and certainly quite a great deal of technological development … Continue reading