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The Japanese writing system, with its origins in Chinese, is among the most complicated writing systems in the world (Hallen, 1999). It is this complexity however that makes it so fascinating, as Japanese writing combines the use of four writing … Continue reading
OVERVIEW Invention The invention of the early camera,-the Camera obscura whose image recording process was based on the optical structure of the eye heralded a new way of recording visual image. Thus the early camera mimicked the eye in registering … Continue reading
Books were created to document information and communicate thoughts and ideas. The books we are familiar with today are much different than the beginnings of written documentation. As with any technology, the book has gone through many evolutions and variations … Continue reading
Rationale I decided to research Picture Exchange Communication System (PECS) because there is a lack of sufficient information, documentation, and studies about PECS before the introduction of computers in the mainstream. In other words, the evolution of PECS was very … Continue reading
Educational textbooks date back to the founding of the first Church schools in England in 700 CE. (Carpenter and Pritchard, 1984) Latin was the language of the Church and English state, and thus indispensible to the education of Old English-speaking … Continue reading
Book production, throughout western civilization has been closely associated with the social pillars of modern society. Two key shifts in the economies of production have been the transition to codex and subsequently print. These shifts have had a profound impact … Continue reading
PHOTOJOURNALISM- A new exposure…. Photojournalism can be explained as a form of journalism that involves collecting, editing and presenting news material for publication or broadcast that creates images in order to tell a news story. It’s beginnings date back to … Continue reading
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
Come to my research project On the Origins and Influences of Silent Reading 🙂 Vicki