Monthly Archives: December 2013

Media Connections: My final reflection

What I learned from the course I have learned through this course that the meaning of literacy has been influenced by technology both of present and the past. Digital technology has enabled us to view literacy not simply as understanding … Continue reading

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Making Connections

I once walked into a McDonald’s in a low income, working class neighbourhood and was stunned to see that the menu board was completely devoid of words—it was all photographs and numbers to order by. It made me wonder if … Continue reading

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Connections of a Selfie

About two weeks ago, the people of Oxford Dictionary named ‘selfie’ as the word of the year. I think in one moment it encapsulated the journey of this course. Hear me out. We started way back when with Walter Ong, … Continue reading

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making connections

I started a bit of mind map in an effort to reflect on everything we have covered in this course.  This is just a start. I think could be branching off for miles in each direction, especially as I look … Continue reading

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Making Connections

Learning about text technologies and how they have changed has been both informative and engaging. We remember historical people, icons and events because their words and works were preserved for us by means of different text technologies. I enjoyed studying … Continue reading

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Making Connections

My reflections and thoughts from the course (including readings and other projects) are focused on the following: Newer View for the Technological Shift The course readings tell us the fact that human have repeatedly criticized and questioned newer technologies whenever … Continue reading

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Rip.Mix.Feed. a photoset of images for Flipped Learning

As my group created a final presentation on Flipped Learning, and my contribution to the group was heavily written on the website, I decided to create a photoset of images on Flickr with very few words included. This collection of … Continue reading

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Making Connections…and Changes

In reflecting on this course from beginning to end, I find myself with a much better picture and time-line of the process from oral language to the forms of text we use today. Ong (1982) wrote about oral cultures and … Continue reading

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