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Digital Photography by Boon & Velasquez–ETEC 540 64B, November 24th, 2013

Hi, Here is our collaborative project on Digital Photography: https://sites.google.com/site/etec540digitalphotography/ Stacey & Jose

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Social Media and Literacy: Exploring how social media is changing our definition of literacy

Social Media and Literacy: Exploring how social media is changing our definition of literacy For this assignment, our group has explored social media and how it is changing our definition of literacy. We have chosen to present our information through … Continue reading

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Flickr and Dumpr and Smilebox

Photo attribution: photon_de (from Flickr) What motivated you to explore the appliction(s) you used? I tried to create a few different things online, but had some serious issues opening Kerploof and some of the other sites. I’ve tried off of … Continue reading

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Friend or foe?

Technology. Is it friend or foe? Over twenty years ago, Neil Postman wrote his book Technolopoly in an effort to “describe when how and why technology became a particularly dangerous enemy” (Postman, 1992). Even at the time he wrote his … Continue reading

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The Balance Between Ways of Communicating

Biakolo argues convincingly in his paper “On the Theoretical Foundations of Orality and Literacy,” (1999), that Ong (1982), and others were less than fair in using Plato as their measuring stick for those in a literate Greek culture. He does this … Continue reading

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Technology: Postman vs. a ‘Winner’

In “The Judgement of Thamus” from the book Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology, Neil Postman presents a critical view of technological changes and advances. One area that he discusses is the many of the costs or problems that … Continue reading

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Literal Technology and Human Memory: Loss or Adoption?

Review of “Orality and Literacy” Chapter Four (Ong, 1982) Having been constantly immersed in a world of written letters and print, it is hard to imagine the condition of a completely oral culture. “Orality and Literacy” from Ong (1982) informs … Continue reading

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Versions of Reality

I chose this image for it’s diversity in communicating ideas as opposed to presenting an absolute, fixed reality. Text presents us with a version of truth or a shadow of a person’s ideas which they express in an attempt to … Continue reading

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Introduction- Text and Technology

Taken by: Debs I chose this picture because like most people, I text a lot on my phone. I text more than I actually talk on my phone (I know some people rarely talk on their phone and only text, … Continue reading

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Introduction: Lauren

I chose this image because it reminds me of the enormous shift that has occurred with the advent of mobile technology and all the affordances it brings to students. Only a short time ago, if students needed to find information they had to do … Continue reading

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