Author Archives: Everton Walker

connection and reflection

Making connection and reflection What an epic journey this has been! When I just started out, I wasn’t sure what I was getting myself into. However, after delving in the rich discussions and readings, I was naturally drawn to the … Continue reading

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Ebook: Redefining Reading and Learning

The Advent of the eBook: Redefining the way we read and learn   The Introduction The Oxford Dictionary of English defines the e-book as “an electronic version of a printed book; but e-books can and do exist without any printed … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 tools

I toy with web 2.0 tools daily for class and fun. I use toodoo for writing creative pieces as can be seen below. Also, I use wordpress for class everyday and is enjoying the experience. Here’s a screenshot and link … Continue reading

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From Oral Tradition to the Printing Press in Jamaica

From Oral Tradition to the Printing Press in Jamaica: Shaping Literacy and Education   Introduction The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) defines literacy as the “ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, compute and use printed and … Continue reading

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The Technological Invasion: Is it adding, subtracting, or overpowering our thoughts and actions?

One cannot dispute the fact that technology is at the center of global affairs and is causing panic, excitement, intrigue, and fear among others across the world. These emotions span many languages and transcend all geographical boundaries. With this rapid … Continue reading

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Text and Technology

My initial definitions for text and technology To me, text refers to symbols designed to represent something or combined to convey a message. Technology entails any enhancement produce by a device or application to make a task easier, more interesting … Continue reading

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One Love From Jamaica

Hello Colleagues, I am Everton Walker from Jamaica. This is my 9th MET course and I am also currently doing ETEC 522. I am a lecturer in Literacy Studies at Moneague College which is a multidisciplinary institution. I have been … Continue reading

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