Monthly Archive: August 2010

Aug 30

Step Three: Profit!

“Stop integrating technology and, instead, redefine literacy and integrate that.” –D. Warlick, Redefining Literacy 2.0 In what almost sounds like an homage to the creative work of Trey Parker, Warlick (2008) seemingly creates the following easy three-step process to improving the educational system as we know it: Step One: Stop integrating technology Step Two: Redefine …

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Aug 30

Quick Review: Three Open-Source Textbooks

In an attempt to journal my findings and research that I perform for my MS degree, I thought I’d supplement “required” writings with just a few thoughts about some of the resources that I come across over time. Thus is born the first of my “Quick Reviews.” My reviews will literally be quick–just a couple …

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Aug 23

Redefining Literacy, an Introduction

Redefining Literacy

In the introduction to his book, Redefining Literacy 2.0, author David Warlick proposes the idea that the traditional “three Rs” are no longer adequate to define a literacy in the contemporary “information landscape” (xii). It is not that the Three R’s are irrelevant or unimportant, but simply that they do not go far enough to …

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Aug 23

For Me?

Why Ed Tech for Me? I’m working on a Masters degree in Education Technology. Why? Because I want to. I have put off getting my graduate degree for other people, life circumstances, and just plain dumb luck. It’s time I did something for the betterment of myself. I am a life-long learner, and as such, …

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