Remediating Speech in the Museyroom

From Rhetorical Delivery As Technological Discourse Getting from Isocrates to McLuhan by way of the Liberal Arts Curriculum Who’s tipping whom? Mind yer hats goan in. Culture wars McCorkle explains the transition to writing by rhetorical mechanisms, driven and shaped by rhetoricians, specifically Isocrates. Isocrates becomes the manifestation of the otherwise invisible forces in McLuhan.… Continue reading Remediating Speech in the Museyroom

things we would never put on the university home page

This graphic has been making the rounds.  I found it on The Bamboo Project Blog: It’s About Answering Their Questions, Stupid: What Goes on the First Page ? – where I find a lot of Good Stuff.  The reminder that Michele gives: [W]e still have this broadcast notion of content that can trip us up at… Continue reading things we would never put on the university home page

#critlit2010: trees and linkers

Kismet. This morning I’m reading “The Hypericonic De-Vice,” from E-Crit, Marcel O’Gorman, and right in the middle of this passage – … According to Ong, Ramus was simply responding to the need of universities to corporatize knowledge delivery: … in the university, the teacher was also part of a corporation which was uncalculatingly but relentlessly… Continue reading #critlit2010: trees and linkers

iPhone Apps for New Media, part 1

Take Lev Manovich’s The Language of New Media, in one hand, your iPhone in another, and try these exercises in transcoding. Bloom. Creates paradigmatic montage, with an applied algorithm creating syntagmatic variations. Takes input to initiate the montage, but also sets up syntagmatic expectations in response. The music is looped, with variations creating a syntagmatic… Continue reading iPhone Apps for New Media, part 1

notes on collecting with Brightkite

I’m down for the count today – something upper respiratory – so I’m working from home. But in keeping with my project while staying within the bounds of dry mouth and fatigue caused by the [unnamed maker of cetirizine HCI here], I’m doing something simple, and even simpleminded: reviewing my use of Brightkite as a… Continue reading notes on collecting with Brightkite

three educational uses for Brightkite: some notes

If you have to look for uses for an app, is it really useful? Or are you just making it up? We have to make it up at first to see the possibilities. Back when the web was just getting going, early users had a sense of what it could be used for, a sense… Continue reading three educational uses for Brightkite: some notes

debate in sl

I found the note that SJU was going to hold a debate in SL underwhelming at first. This week Stephen Llano, the director of debate at St. John’s University, in New York, announced what is billed as the first tournament debate held in Second Life. It will take place on February 4 at 8 p.m.… Continue reading debate in sl

rough notes on personal learning environments or how i spent my xmas vacation

I spent most of my semester break messing with looking at some social networking apps and how to link them up. I was familiar with a few of them already and had been using them regularly: flickr, delicious, facebook (not so regularly), tumblr, twitter. I added brightkite, friendfeed, and ping.fm. Righ away, brightkite and friendfeed… Continue reading rough notes on personal learning environments or how i spent my xmas vacation