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The suggestion in this picture that volumes of information can be condensed down into a small area caught my eye because space is at somewhat of a premium at my place. I continued looking at other pictures, but I eventually … Continue reading
This picture just made me laugh, I had to use it for the post. It spoke to me because of how easily books can come to you now. Automatically the UBC Virtual Library and eBooks came to mind. To be … Continue reading
Module one of this course has challenged me rethink the role of the educator in the 21st century. Try as we may to predict outcomes of changes in text technologies, we simply do not know how learning will take place … Continue reading
I chose this image because it reminded me of a similar picture that I took last year in my Grade 1/2 class of children during a session with our laptop computers. We were learning, as these children are, of relevant … Continue reading
I selected the image of a kaleidoscope as it represents a complex pattern of progressive colors and shapes, which to me mirrors the evolution of text technologies. The kaleidoscope is a tool made up of colored pieces of glass and … Continue reading
I chose this particular image because it represented for me the change through technology information from monologue to a dialogue standpoint. Information once seemed to move in one direction but now can move freely either way. Individuals can now share … Continue reading
When I first found this picture, it stuck out because I recently bought an iPad. It demonstrates the changing ways in which text is read. It also serves as an example of how new technology can improve literacy and children’s … Continue reading
Picture taken by Clyde Robinson. I chose this picture for my introduction post for two reasons. First, sunflowers are my favorite flowers. Second, as a representation of the definition of text as ‘woven words’ or a ‘topographical surface, replete with … Continue reading
I have chosen this picture of the New York Public Library Archives for several reasons. One, it represents a large repository of information which is stored in familiar book form. And two, because it shows the hallway in perspective, representing … Continue reading