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Rip.mix.feed connections: Or coming late to the party

This semester has been a bit of a personal struggle, but I wanted to try and participate in the rip.mix.feed activity. While I thought I would create a digital story about the life I have in SecondLife using JayCut or … Continue reading

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The Breakout of the Visual – Chapter 4

Introduction The following commentary focuses on Chapter 4: The Breakout of the Visual of Jay David Bolter’s book Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. In this chapter, Bolter (2001) examines the relationship between visual and text and … Continue reading

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The Remediation of the Visual

The current generation of computer users is becoming such a visual generation of students that they even watch music.  Music videos, television, websites, and magazines are all examples of how we are becoming incredibly more reliant on pictures rather than … Continue reading

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The Ups and Downs of Hypertext in the Classroom

Bolter- Chapter 3 Commentary#2 Hypertext and the Remediation of Print I like to think of myself as a strong reader with a fairly good understanding of technology. When faced with the question of having a book in my hand or … Continue reading

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The Electronic Book – Commentary 2

Introduction The following commentary will focus on Chapter 5: The Electronic Book of Jay David Bolter’s book Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. In this chapter, Bolter (2001) examines how the book has been refashioned through digital … Continue reading

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Technology and Power

Commentary 1 By Melanie Wong Technology has had a significant impact on individuals in the 21st Century.  In Postman’s (1992) work he states that “once a technology is admitted, it plays out its hand; it does what it is designed … Continue reading

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Circular relationships: Avoidance is not an option

It was difficult to find a picture that truly represented the complexity of the issues raised in this course. I kept going back to this image because to me it visually represents the circular relationship we have with technology. We … Continue reading

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