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Selfe Shtick

Technological Literacy, at least its second definition, as defined by Cynthia Selfe, speaks to how people interact with and use technology to affect their habits and practices.   447 more words

Designing our study


Apologies (again) for canceling class yesterday. The information provided in this post and in the links below, will help us finish our discussion and analysis of Selfe and Hawisher’s book and begin the process of designing our own technological literacy research study. 770 more words

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The advantages and limitations of the cultural ecologies framework

reading discussion

So today we will continue with our work from Monday, and the tasks are as follows:

  1. Last class session we examined our individual, family, peer group, and local ecologies particularly through the lens of education.
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Technological literacy research continued

Today I want to look more closely at the chapters in Selfe and Hawisher that we have read thus far and focus on the following terms: 74 more words

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A Deeper Look at NYTimes Article, "Can Students Have Too Much Tech?"

In the NYTimes article, “Can Students Have Too Much Tech?” author Susan Pinker addresses the use of technology, specifically computers and other “networked devices” (e.g. 400 more words

Food For Thought

Race, cultural ecologies, and technological literacy

Technological Literacy Research Project

Selfe and Hawisher’s book Literate Lives in the Information Age is the centerpiece of our second unit for the course. We will examine their research methodology and conduct our own smaller-scale study to see what our research reveals about the cultural ecologies of technological literacy. 469 more words

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Considering Your Medium

In Joe Wood’s blog post about Digital Literacy and the Common Core, he points out that we must take advantage of new technologies in order to help our students meet the Common Core standards. 125 more words