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“To say writing is artificial is not to condemn it but to praise it. Like other artificial creations and indeed more than any other, it is utterly invaluable and indeed essential for the realisation of fuller, interior, human potentials.”

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Hello Radio

I always get nervous before presenting something to an audience. Just the thought of it, makes my heart beat a little faster until I just let go and release into what needs to be done. 291 more words

Educational Technology

What's Ong Got To Do With It?

Orality, Literacy and Modern Media by Walter J. Ong

Communication between two people, whether through Orality and Literacy is fundamental for all every single relationship. Therefore to know how to communicate effectively, it is important to know the history of the how and the why behind the choices we make when it comes to communication methods. 1,144 more words

CMNS 302

Balancing Act: The Struggle Between Orality and Linearity in Computer-Mediated Communication

This is a recovery of a peer-reviewed article published in 1996 in the New Jersey Journal of Communication (now the Atlantic Journal of Communication). 3,390 more words


Principles of Typography Research: Week 3

This post is purely for my research into my module of Principles of Typography.

In referencing back to our second lecture, I’d like to refer to what was said – ‘Language is the centre of everything and what we do, it’s a fundamental of being human’. 478 more words


Literacy and Ideology

Ong, Plato, and Wysocki & Johnson-Eilola

Today we will focus on Wysocki & Johnson-Eilola’s chapter “Blinded by the Letter: Why Are We Using Literacy as a Metaphor for Everything Else?” I will add to our discussion with a summary of one of… 193 more words

Class Plan

Rap Music as "Coded Language": A Short Note on Tricia Rose's "Black Noise"

We claim the present as the pre-sent, as the hereafter.
We are unraveling our navels so that we may ingest the sun.
We are not afraid of the darkness, we trust that the moon shall guide us.

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