Monthly Archives: October 2011

Reaction to Kress

Kress is a very intelligent writer and speaks of many truths about introducing new multimodalities.  I like to classify the term “multimodality” as a form of technology.  As with any new technology introduced to society, the technology must be adaptative … Continue reading

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Workplace Literacies Revision

After reading over and listening to my classmates during our in-class peer revision, I have a few new ideas to include within my workplace literacies paper.  I plan on continuing to explain the difference of how literacies are used, viewed, … Continue reading

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Library Workplace Literacy Documents

“Workforce Readiness: Competencies and Assessment” Edited by Harold F. O’Neil Jr.  I believe this is the most useful resource I have found.  To quote O’Neil, “Workforce Readiness: Competencies, and Assessment is designed for professionals in the assessment/evaluation/measurement and the vocational, technical, … Continue reading

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Reaction to Brandt “Writing for a Living”

Though quite extensive, I find Brandt’s article about writing for a living quite useful and interesting.  She says, “Although knowledge and literacy are not synonymous, literacy is both a form of knowledge and a way of formalizing knowledge, a means … Continue reading

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Reaction to Baron

Baron speaks of computers changing the way people and school children learn and utilize literacy.  I believe the computer and Internet have proven to be great resources towards the world of literacy, but with all technologies have their pros and … Continue reading

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Reaction to Lindquist and Seitz 2

Once again I find it interesting that this article relates closely to topics discussed in my “Technologies in Society” class.  In fact, just today our instructor stated that, for example, there are going to be 100 people applying for 10 … Continue reading

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Reaction to Mike Rose’s “At Last”

Rose’s article, along with the entire focus on workplace literacies, is very interesting to me and also relates closely with topics discussed in my “Technology is Society” class.  The idea of workplace literacy varies from place to place.  Where one company may … Continue reading

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