bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011 through January 23rd, 2011

McNeill – Blogging as New Literacy Practice – Looks at some affordances in weblogs that enable "a new literacy practice characterised by what Lankshear and Knobel call an “active sociality” (2006: 1). This “active sociality” is exemplified by modes of participation and displays of identity and affiliation that mark it out as significantly different from… Continue reading bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011 through January 23rd, 2011

bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011

Dear Michael: An Open Letter From The Present About The Future Of Your Past – A brief article on giving up social media for blogging and letter writing as one way of making the trace of an online life coherent. Places the blog as a space to collect one's thoughts. – (history en3177 socialmedia identity… Continue reading bookmarks for January 22nd, 2011