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There is, in the world, real and perceived social and economic gaps that exist between cultures, societies, countries and even within such geopolitical entities. These gaps or divides often separate the world into those who have and those who have not, … Continue reading
As I read “The Virtual Library: An Idea Whose Time Has Passed”, the notion of impermanence in the Buddhist sense kept coming to mind. While librarians and libraries have worked to store and catalogue countless books and publications over the … Continue reading
Commentary #1 ETEC 540 Ryan Edgar Commentary #1: Oral Cultures are Everywhere Image Source: http://www.brighttomato.com.au/learning-to-read-sight-words-56-sets-of-picture-word-cards-preschool.html I chose this picture because I feel games like these are vital to the process of moving from orality to literacy. … Continue reading
I cannot help but keep coming back to Postman’s Technopoly. I started to write this first commentary centered on Ong’s third chapter but Postman keeps bringing me back. I think what resonates with me the most about Postman’s chapter, The … Continue reading
Commentary 1 Iris Chan Professor Miller ETEC 540 4 October 2010 Commentary #1: E-Word, E-Literacy “Biases of the Ear and the Eye” Daniel Chandler Introduction In “Biases of the Ear and the Eye”, Chandler’s discussion of the ‘Great Divide’ theories … Continue reading
Reflecting on the readings of the first two modules, in particular Chapter 4 of Orality and Literacy, lead me to do a search in the Oxford English Dictionary for two words: write and writing. The entry for “write” categorized it … Continue reading
The following commentary focuses on The Judgement of Thamus, the first chapter in Postman’s book Technopoly: The Surrender of Culture to Technology. Postman (1992) uses the legend of Thamus to illustrate and effectively deliver a cautionary warning that “it is … Continue reading
Commentary 1 By Melanie Wong Technology has had a significant impact on individuals in the 21st Century. In Postman’s (1992) work he states that “once a technology is admitted, it plays out its hand; it does what it is designed … Continue reading