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The multiple senses of reading

The multiple senses of reading Commentary 3 Not too long ago, I had a discussion with my students (grades 10-12) about books and movies. We were discussing the fact that we always prefer the book – the written text form, … Continue reading

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linoit

For the Rip.Mix.Feed activity, I decided to try something new out. www.linoit.com I have been collecting ideas and articles from the web for the past couple of years. I have them saved in my Delicious, Pinterest, Twitter accounts and in my school Facebook account … Continue reading

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Literacy in the 21st Century

In response to the first two chapters of Jay David Bolter’s Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print, the concept of text is changing and thus changing the concept of literacy. Literacy today does not mean that we … Continue reading

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The Invention of Photography

By Lynnette Earle & Jerry Mah (access to Word Document) Introduction  The invention of photography and its legacy has changed the world. Photography has modified the phenomenology of reading and writing by enhancing the text only experience. A brief history of … Continue reading

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Eye ear what you’re saying, but eye fEAR what you’re doing

Commentary based on the article Biases of the Ear and Eye, by Daniel Chandler All human beings have two eyes and two ears, but only one heart as the saying goes; therefore, they are meant to be able to see … Continue reading

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Auto-corrects

While I was doing my daily web-browsing habits this morning, I came across a pin on Pinterest that brought a new thought to the word TEXT and its power. Yes, text or texting has power over each and every one … Continue reading

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A Martian Sends a Postcard Home

by Craig Raine, 1979 Caxtons are mechanical birds with many wings and some are treasured for their markings– they cause the eyes to melt or the body to shriek without pain. I have never seen one fly, but sometimes they … Continue reading

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Text is a fingerprint

Text. I chose this picture for a couple of reasons. It was a picture that came up when I Googled the word text. I was curious to see what type of images appeared for this four letter word. I was … Continue reading

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My first experience with an ebook reader

Hello all! My name is Lynnette Earle. The image I chose is one of my own from a sailing trip in the Bahamas this past July (my belated honeymoon so to speak). I choose this image because it represents my … Continue reading

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