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Web 2.0 – A dream in education

In the article ‘Web 2.0 and Emergent Multiliteracies’ by Bryan Alexander (2008), many issues surrounding digital literacies in our current education system are presented. While he does recognize that there are teachers embracing the need to incorporate new technologies and … Continue reading

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Web 2.0 using Prezi

As I set out to show how web 2.0 could be demonstrated using Prezi I discovered there were many already great presentations. I have made a few myself and find it a great tool to “tell a story” no matter … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Picture

In chapter four of Bolter’s (2001) Writing Space: Computers, Hypertext and the Remediation of Print, the evolution of pictures to support the written word is outlined. He suggests that ‘words no longer seem to carry conviction without the reappearance as … Continue reading

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Ch. 4 Orality and Literacy

Not surprising, writing has been named as one of the greatest inventions of all time solidified by the realization that since its origin many inventions have been mere extensions of text (ie computers) (Ong, 2002). In Walter Ong’s book Orality … Continue reading

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Technology – A thing of the past

taken from I included 2 pictures here because I think it is important to note that while technology relates to how we use materials and science as a society, if they have always been a part of your life … Continue reading

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Text – A personal understanding

I have created the above image to represent my new understanding of text. I translated the simple word ‘text’ into many different languages including Morse code and braille. I believe text to be the use of symbols to provide communication. … Continue reading

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Evolution of Print

Hello Everyone, My name is Deanna Stefanyshyn and this will be my sixth MET course. Last term I took 3 courses so I am welcoming the break from trying to juggle the load. I am currently a teacher in the … Continue reading

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