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Category Archives: Commentary 2
In setting the stage for a presentation and leading discussion in class recently, the presenter, a forty-something mature age student, started off by stating: “I hate lectures”. He then led an animated and highly participatory and student-centered session. As I … Continue reading
As I work through the modules and do the readings, I wondered what literacy actually encompasses. I am aware that the course is about literacy but one term has resonated in me: multiliteracy. “Multiliteracy” is a term that was devised … Continue reading
This commentary is based on the Digital Literacy reading as written by Dobson and Willinsky. The authors detail the historical emergence of digital literacy within the last three decades through their perspective that digital literacy is a continuity and extension … Continue reading
Commentary #2 Chapter 2 in Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print In the opening chapters of Jay David Bolter’s Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext, and the Remediation of Print, the idea of remediation begins to take hold. Bolter(2001), … Continue reading
In his 1945 paper “As We May Think,” Dr. Vannevar Bush made many accurate predictions about future technologies. Bush suggested that cameras could be as small as walnuts, they would automatically adjust the exposure to the light in the room, … Continue reading
Commentary #2 ~ Ryan Edgar ETEC 540 Source: http://www.thismodernworld.org/arc/1990/90word-processor.gif Commentary #2: How word processors have changed the writing process There was a passage from our course notes that struck a chord with me. It is this passage that I have … Continue reading
Teresa Dobson and John Willinsky’s “Digital Literacy” article offers a thorough historical overview of the realities and challenges of the written word in a digital landscape, but falls short in fully analysing some of the important changes in this evolving … Continue reading