Tag Archives: text

QR Codes

I chose this image, because I am interested in symbols in text, and the evolution of text. To me this image is an great example both of those aspects. The QR code is a symbol and it is text. It … 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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Dissecting Manga—Between the Images, Texts, Stories and Popular Culture

The visualized work for this research is on https://sites.google.com/site/etec540manga/home The rise of manga is not only a Japanese phenomenon, but an international happening. Manga is seen more as a sub-culture than a literal work. While texts are dominant in other … 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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What libraries may come are yet untold…

O’Donnell envisions a virtual library that “will be just like the past only better and faster” (1994) because of the technological possibilities of our time. However, he is also careful to point out that the “virtual library” (i.e. a universal … 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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Colleen Ruddy

There are a few reasons I chose this picture. First of all, my dear friend Kyra (who was once a student teacher in my classroom) is pregnant with her first baby and due any day now. The other reason is … 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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Text, technology, and representations/expressions…

As a photographer this was not a fun assignment because it required me to disengage my creative mind and settle for whatever I could find that was “good enough”. I had another image in mind, but copyright restrictions prevented me … Continue reading

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Text Mediums

Hi everyone, This image represents a number of essential facets to the nature and affordances of text. It demonstrates that people can employ a variety of materials and mediums to use and communicate with text. These methods are changing with … Continue reading

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