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Category Archives: Commentary 2
Commentary on, Postman, N. (1993). Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Thinking about a technological society requires some amount of wariness, no doubt. As humans, we always tend to have the fear of the unknown. The effects of any … Continue reading
There has been much debate of late with regards to digital literacy and how it is, or is not, going to ‘replace’ more traditional forms of literacy and print, i.e. traditional books. The obvious two camps are there, those traditionalists … Continue reading
Introduction In Writing Space, Bolter’s discussion of the use of ‘remediation’ is an ongoing theme. He applies it to many different situations from culture, graphic design to the printing process. However, upon closer examination of the ideas of ‘Remediation’ in … Continue reading
Bolter- Chapter 3 Commentary#2 Hypertext and the Remediation of Print I like to think of myself as a strong reader with a fairly good understanding of technology. When faced with the question of having a book in my hand or … Continue reading
“The issue—given that representation, especially in the linguistic modes of speech and writing, is so closely bound up with social and ethical values—cannot be debated at the level of representation alone. It does, always, have to be seen in the … 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
This commentary will review “Digital Literacy” by Teresa Dobson and John Willinsky, 2009. The concept of literacy has assumed new meanings with the fast- paced growing of new technologies. Dobson and Willinsky (2009) share insights with chronological discussion of how … 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
Introduction The following commentary will focus on Chapter 5: The Electronic Book of Jay David Bolter’s book Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print. In this chapter, Bolter (2001) examines how the book has been refashioned through digital … Continue reading