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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
For the Rip,Mix,Feed activity, I collected Creative Commons images on Flickr. The six images were placed together and then reworked using the jigsaw puzzle feature found on Dumpr (http://www.dumpr.net/). The images I selected represented pieces of the puzzle when it … Continue reading
Commentary on, Postman, N. (1993). Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Thinking about a technological society requires some amount of wariness, no doubt. As humans, we always tend to have the fear of the unknown. The effects of any … Continue reading
As I work through the modules and do the readings, I wondered what literacy actually encompasses. I am aware that the course is about literacy but one term has resonated in me: multiliteracy. “Multiliteracy” is a term that was devised … Continue reading
Introduction The following is a discussion of the phenomenolgy of writing and examines the transition from handwriting to typewriting. The focus of this discussion is how a technological innovation, the typewriter, modified the look and feel of writing as well … Continue reading
Introduction Thinking back to when I first learned to read in English, I was taught to read aloud. I was taught to sound out the words. While learning to read, I was also taught to write. It was imperative that … Continue reading
Plato has been widely cited for his fear-mongering proclamation in the Phaedrus declaring the newest technology – writing – as the demise of memory (e.g.: Ong, 2002, p. 78). I must admit having often been of same mind, relating fully … Continue reading