Author Archives: angiegrose

Shirky Ch 3-4

I specifically enjoyed Shirky’s talk about Deci’s experiment. I found the intrinsic and extrinsic motivation to be fascinating. As I read through the paragraphs I have to admit I to like to do things for me, things that make me … Continue reading

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Literacy is like Velcro

So I found this short video on YouTube about how literacy is like Velcro. Gee and Hayes speaks of how “People have claimed that literacy leads to more humane and more modern societies and smarter people.” And of course as … Continue reading

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Gee and Hayes 1-3

In the first three chapters of Gee and Hayes, they discuss language. We are given a language history lesson and begin to realize how important language is to our society. We learn language as a child, picking up terms and … Continue reading

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Rewiring

This supplemental post reflects what we spoke about in class. The video addresses many of the things we spoke about in our discussion. There are positive and negative qualities of technology. Rewiring in our brains is a real thing. Watching … Continue reading

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