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Folklore Concepts Online, pt. 1: The Digital Vernacular

In 1998, Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett published “Folklore’s Crisis” in The Journal of American Folklore.  This final revised form of her presidential address to the American Folklore Society in 1992 reads as a critique of the discipline’s past, an indictment of its (contemporaneous) present, and a call to reevaluate what the study of folklore must become to endure.  292 more words

Digital Culture

Should we claim that fourth estate has reached it's end?

Recently I read the third chapter of my teacher’s book. I hope later I will write about it in the more detailed way. But now the thing is that, I just wanted to share my opinion on what I read. 256 more words

New Media

Conversational brand building is not about #hashtags

For ages, brands have talked to their consumers. In the majority of instances, this ‘talk’ is one-sided, which is defined as the continuous bombardment that consumers face from advertising stimuli through the day. 1,183 more words

Brand Strategy

Record 87.9 million mobile phones shipped to India in Oct-Dec: CMR

Indian market saw a record cell phone shipment of 87.9 million units in October-December 2017, says a CyberMedia Research report.

“Versatile handset sellers delivered 88 million portable handset units in the final quarter of 2017. 204 more words

Guest Scholar Allegra Smith

Save the Date! Thursday, 2/15 @ 5pm (MST)

Guest Scholar, PhD student Allegra W. Smith will discuss creating an online first-year writing course at Purdue and the implications of infrastructure and technology access. 528 more words


Decades of Play with Digital Technology #CCCWrite

This marks my third blog post for the Reflective Writing Club sponsored by the Online Network of Educators. The writing prompt asks us to reflect on the impact of digital technologies, specifically: 791 more words

Blog 1: The Beginning of Reflection

For a long time, I never really thought about reflecting on my academic experience in college. My goal was always to retain as much relevant information as possible for my assessments and then to move on. 321 more words