Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shifting Economies of Book Production

Shifting Economies of Book Production Today we live in what Bolter (2001) describes as the late age of print, where many texts will never be printed, and will only exist in digital form. However, there was a time when the … Continue reading

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Punctuation and Word Separation

canyoureadthissentenceeasilydoyoufindyourselfreadingaloudtomakesenseofthetext woulditbeeasiertoreadiftherewerespacesbetweenwordsandproperpunctuationifyou wanttoknowmoreaboutthehistoryofpunctuationandwordseparationintextplease continuereadingonmywebpage Punctuation and Word Separation   My project can be viewed at http://sabrinaquigleyresearchproject.wordpress.com/ Sabrina

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The Invention of Photography

Hi there, Janet and I collaborated on the topic, the “invention of photography”, which includes the invention of photography up until the invention of the digital camera. Given that photography is our topic, would be remiss if we didn’t include … Continue reading

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From Handwriting to Typewriting

Hello All, Heather and I would like to present our website on the typewriter, called “From Handwriting to Typewriting.”  Please feel free to provide feedback on our work. Here is the introduction to our website: The change from handwriting to … Continue reading

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The Effect the Telephone Had on Literacy and Society

The Effect the Telephone Had on Literacy and Society By Danielle Chrisman Context Although there is debate about who actually invented the telephone, it is often credited to Alexander Graham Bell, as he was the first one to patent the … Continue reading

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The Origins of Silent Reading

Hello everyone, It is our pleasure to share with you, our research project on the Origins of Silent Reading. Our project, which can be found at www.originsofsilentreading.weebly.com, takes a look a the History of Reading and progresses to Developing Silent … Continue reading

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Evolution of the Telephone

The Evolution of the Telephone The impact on language and communication in the pre-digital age by: E. Monks & M. Waters The following timeline and linked documents provide a summary of the evolution of the telephone before the age of … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Classroom Blackboard

  Keith Greenhalf University of British Columbia Master of Education Technology ETEC 540 – Text Technologies: The Changing Spaces of Reading and Writing Section 64B Instructor: Jeff Miller     Abstract The classroom chalkboard is something that everyone is familiar … Continue reading

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The History of the Newsreel

The newsreel was introduced in the early part of the twentieth century as a medium for presenting news and current affairs. The typical newsreel was ten minutes in length and they were shown mostly before the main feature at movie … Continue reading

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Hangeul and Literacy in Korea

The Evolution of Hangeul and its Impact on Literacy in Korea by Heidi Corbett Back in a time when China’s influence dominated Asia, there lived a king with a heart for his people, the nation of Korea.  He worked hard … Continue reading

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