Dear Professor Vee, 1.) After reading Hales’ “Hyper and Deep Attention: The Generational Divide in Cognitive Modes” and talking about it in class, I was thinking a lot about the attention spans that are changing based on our evolutionary literacies … Continue reading
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As readers and writers sit in the same position participating in different tasks, are their minds flowing on the same level? Since we have adapted writing for audiences, many writers began taking creative, complicated thoughts out of articles and journals … Continue reading
Dove Real Beauty Workshop for Girls ^Watch What do you mean that not everything we see is real? Seeing is believing, guys! And I see this billboard.
http://www.businessweek.com/fix-this/education.html?campaign_id=spnfixedu_politics The problem in education “is execution, not strategy.” The idea is to create a tool to measure whether or not kids are meeting the high standards that need to be set. The tool would take into account the environment, … Continue reading
Since the literacy interviews, I have been thinking about and paying closer attention to translations. This led me to think about the translations of texts. Often times when we read a translated text, I do not think about where the … Continue reading
This is the video that I was referring to in class in regards to Neal’s falling shelf.
While preparing questions for my interview, I began answering my own questions about what were the influences I had to continue my growth in a particular language and what made me want to become fluent in a foreign tongue. I … Continue reading
We have talked about fb and texting in our class and I think it will come up an awful lot since they are the current rave of the 21st century. A little bit ago, I received a message that read, … Continue reading
The ability to write and read with comprehension.