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Oral Memory, Storyline and Characterization _ Walter Ong

The shift from orality to literacy registers in many genres of verbal art. Of these, the genre most studied in terms of the orality-literacy shift… 3,344 more words


First We Write, Then We Fail

  1. “Any serious student of serious realities will shrink from making truth the helpless object of men’s ill-will by committing it to writing.” Plato, Seventh Letter…
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James Joyce

The Decay of Twitter - The Atlantic

The social network fundamentally changed in early 2014. And that’s causing big problems for the company.

Source: The Decay of Twitter – The Atlantic

Social Media

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

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