Category Archives: literacy

Video Killed the Radio Star

As I was going through my series of bookmarked items to share with our group, xkcd posts this comic today. Some of what we’ll be looking at this term is the fear mongering and distorted nostalgia that happens when new technologies are … Continue reading

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Digital Literacy: What’s Next?

As we prepare our final projects and presentations, I thought it might be helpful to think back on what we’ve learned so far in the semester as well as what we have yet to learn. Remember when we talked about … Continue reading

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How far have we come since Selfe?

In Part One of Technology and Literacy in the Twenty-First Century, Cynthia Selfe talks about (and backs up!) the need not only for digital literacy in society, but also the need to help people get digitally literate. She foreshadows that … Continue reading

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Defining Digital Literacies

Trying to define digital literacies might be a little bit like trying to archive the Internet. It’s too big, too ephemeral, and too varied. But as I read more and more about what it means to be digitally literate, I’m … Continue reading

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