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Making Connections Laura Bonnor Throughout this course, my concept of literacy has been challenged and has certainly evolved. (Bolter, 2001) (Ong, 1982) (Hayles, 2003) Although, I’ve always recognized the complex nature of literacy, I’ve come to a new understanding of … Continue reading
Balance A short video reflecting on how we communicate, made using animoto. Katherine Hayles has certainly peaked my interest in the authors pushing the boundaries of electronic and hypermediated literature. I created a webslide collection of sites I’ve visited. http://www.diigo.com/list/lbonnor/hypertext540 … Continue reading
“The reports of my death may be greatly exaggerated.” Mark Twain Comments on the shifting nature of literacy By Laura Bonnor The nature of writing, reading and text are certainly changing as a result of recent technological developments. However, Bolter … Continue reading
Commentary 2 The Natives are Restless By Laura Bonnor and Soraya Rajan In “Digital Natives/Digital Immigrants”, Prensky (2001) outlines the challenges for today’s teachers when confronted by the technological natives in their classrooms. In “Growing up Digital,” Tapscott (1997) suggests … Continue reading
World Web and Networking: Laying the Foundation By Laura Bonnor, ETEC 540 New technology such as the World Wide Web and Social Networking have made dramatic changes within our society over the past few years, however I would posit that … Continue reading
Commentary on Neal Postman’s Technopoly: Chapter 1, The Judgment of Thamus By Laura Bonnor Neil Postman uses Plato’s Phaedrus to structure his critique of the modern world’s unabashed love affair with technology. He makes a concerted but somewhat meandering effort … Continue reading
“Human Centrality. A common view is that science has consistently been correcting our overly inflated view of our own significance. Stephen Jay Gould said, “The most important scientific revolutions all include, as their only common feature, the dethronement of human … Continue reading
So listen to this fleeting world: A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream, A flash of lightning in a summer cloud, A flickering lamp, a phantom, and a dream. http://www.absoluteastronomy.com/topics/Diamond_Sutra This is an exerpt from the Diamond Sutra … Continue reading