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Rip.Mix.Feed Activity – Bookmarking

For the Rip.Mix.Feed activity, I chose to organize the resources I used for my course project using I added some quotes from each resource in the note section. The link to my bookmarking page is Ryosuke

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Course Project: Media Literacy

This media presentation is about media literacy. Media literacy is often considered as a necessary skill in the 21st century, in which people live with more media and technology than any previous generations. Various forms of media have emerged since … Continue reading

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The Invention of Pen and Paper

When talking about the history of literacy, it is necessary to examine the history of writing technology. Writing is often referred as one of the major communication revolutions in human history (Gunaratne, 2001). There have been several significant developments in … Continue reading

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Universal Library

Commentary 1: In the article, Scan This Book!, Kevin Kelly discusses the possibility of establishing a universal library. Kelly argues that the benefits of the universal library with digitalized materials surpass the traditional library with printed materials. The universal library … Continue reading

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Text and Technology

I think text as something more than individual characters, such as words, sentences, and paragraphs. Meaning is usually attached to texts, too. For technology, I will pull a few things out from Murphie and Potts. In their book, Culture & … Continue reading

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Ryosuke Suzuki – Introduction

I chose this picture because it portrays the contrast between the past and future. All the books on the shelf behind the boy can be downloaded and read on a small device the boy is holding today. Printed books may … Continue reading

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