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Walter Ong, orality & literacy

For Patrick Roesle’s curated month on media and technology over at the Town Crier, I wrote about Walter Ong‘s Orality and Literacy and its relevance for new communications media. 31 more words

The Town Crier

“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

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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