Monthly Archives: September 2011

Reflection/Assessment

At the beginning of the semester I thought ENG 2070 was going to be a very broad and dry class, and wondered why it was required in my curriculum.  After completing Unit 1 I could not help but think any … Continue reading

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Communicatively Effective Website

Modlife.com is an online platform co-created by blink-182 and Angels & Airwaves frontman Tom DeLonge.  With the recent decline trend in the financial market of the music industry due to peer to peer networks, illegal file sharing, and the digital … Continue reading

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Talking Back & Talking For

Talking back:  My sophomore year of high school I was enrolled in junior English class.  This was an intimidating experience because the teacher was diagnosed with bipolar disorder, most of the students were older than me, and I had few … Continue reading

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Successful VoiceThread elements

After reviewing the VoiceThread demo, I believe this is a very successful tool that can be used to create all or part of a literacy narrative.  VoiceThread gives an author the ability to convey many views of many pieces of … Continue reading

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What is multimodality?

Multimodality is the practice of writing and composing using images, animations, videos, colors, words, music and sound.  Being an architecture major, our program stresses the idea of design representation and conveying a message using creative and unique styles and mediums. … Continue reading

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Max Brooks – Digital Literacy Narrative

Here is an interesting take on a digital literacy narrative by a college student named Max Brooks.  I enjoy the unique indie-type style to his background visuals, but I believe a digital literacy narrative should incorporate many types and styles … Continue reading

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Mark Pagel: How language transformed humanity

Here is a link to a TED presentation by Mark Pagel titled “How language transformed humanity” that I connect with and find very interesting.  Pagel describes the phenomenon of the evolution of language.  This is not exactly a personal literacy … Continue reading

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