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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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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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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…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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Making Connections: ‘I write therefore I think. I think therefore I am. Who am I?’

Making Connections “the late age of print may also become the late age of prose itself” (Bolter, p 213) I have come to the conclusion, after all the readings and explorations we’ve done, that my initial response to Ong’s Orality … Continue reading

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Making Connections

The following is a link to the Prezi I made on making connections: http://prezi.com/aafzw3jwhqgg/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy. Lindsay

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Making Connections – The Negotiation Continues

Prior to the course, I already felt strongly about the idea of different communication modes having importance in our society as outlined by the New London Group (1996) which recognized methods of representation as significant and interrelated. Their continued focus … Continue reading

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Making Connections: Reading the Cloud

Well, the first time I published this post it came out blank, and I always have a hard time producing a reproduction of a previously written and lost work, but I’ll try. What does the title of this post say … Continue reading

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In closing, a Visual to Connect

Although part of me has known this fact for a while, our journey from ‘Papyrus to Cyberspace’ has solidified for me the fact that I place great importance on visuals that accompany text. At first I thought that this preference … Continue reading

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Connecting: The Reasons to Return to School

About a month ago I decided to take on a side project at my school (like I wasn’t busy enough already!!!). I decided to use media to attempt to connect with new students at my school as well as members … Continue reading

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