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A lot of what we covered in the course was familiar, but what Etec 540 provided me with was an increased awareness. This course opened my eyes to the issues and concerns regarding the digitization of text and gave me … Continue reading
In Web 2.0 Storytelling: Emergence of a new genre, Bryan Alexander and Alan Levine (2008) point out some key features of Web 2.0 and how it has transformed the internet. Web 2.0 is providing a growing number of educational opportunities, … Continue reading
There are a lot of GEMS that I’d like to test out from RipMixFeed. The one that stuck out right away was Webslides. When I saw it, I envisioned showing a Webslide to my science department. My department head is … Continue reading
written by Danny Borges The transition to digital text is resulting in many changes, including to paper based text itself. In Gains and losses: New forms of texts, knowledge, and learning, Gunther Kress (2005) looks at this transition of moving … Continue reading
Hi everybody, My assignment 3 Project: The rise of the textbook in education is located at the following site: http://members.shaw.ca/danborges/Etec540/Welcome.html I pretty much spent Halloween (yes, it was scary) trying to fix all the formatting issues with the website. At … Continue reading
In Biases of the Ear and Eye, Daniel Chandler looks at the issues behind the ‘Great Divide’ theories and provides alternate views. The article provides evidence against the idea of a monumental division between literate and illiterate people, and highlights … Continue reading
My view is that text is ‘written words.’ It is used to communicate, pass along, or archive knowledge. Until recently, ‘written words’ meant written on paper, however, the digitalization of text has caused lines to be blurred. Since the overwhelming … Continue reading
Technology is a difficult term to clearly identify because it’s used in so many ways. Presently, technology seems to go hand in hand with digital devices. Personally, in it’s most basic sense, I view technology as a human made tool … Continue reading