Tag Archives: multiliteracies

A Community of Connections

It has taken me some time to write this culminating and concluding weblog post. In our preceding readings we have been exploring how written languages have been in a constant state of change. Developed through our readings with Ong (2002), … Continue reading

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Strange New World

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RLZ4VuD2grY&feature=plcp[/youtube] Jasper Fforde visits the setting for The Last Dragonslayer Strange New World:Jasper Fforde and Proto-Enhanced eBooks in the Intermediate Classroom by Kyle Stooshnov Strange New World: Bonus Paragraph!

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Contradictions of Digital Literacy

I am interested in exploring some of the contradictions of digital literacy that are suggested by the article ““Multiliteracies”: New Literacies, New Learning.” Written by Cope and Kalantzis in 2009, the article revisits the New London Group’s influential article “A … Continue reading

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The History, Present and Future of Educational Technology: Web 2.0 and Beyond

Educational technology is a catchphrase on the tongues of many educators of the digital age. It is a conglomerate term that suggests an updated teaching pedagogy, a transition to a student centered classroom and a combination of tools that are … Continue reading

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The Latest Meme: Multiliteracies Emerging, Mainly Everyday (and what to do about them)

The recent form or state of the Internet is often referred to as “Web 2.0”, which signifies a large change in form and use since it was first used widely. In his 2008 article, Bryan Alexander defines Web 2.0 as … Continue reading

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Using Multiliteracies in the Classroom

In Web 2.0 and Emergent Multiliteracies, Bryan Alexander (2008) discusses the use of Web 2.0 tools in classrooms in order to meet the needs of today’s digital native students. One of the digital strategies he looks at is social software … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy Concept Map – Using Gliffy

For my Rip.Mix.Feed activity, I decided to remix the Digital Literacy Wiki our class developed as a concept map in a Web 2.0 tool called Gliffy.  Here is the concept map in progress.  Although Gliffy allows collaboration, the lack of … 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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