June 22, 2010
Getting Anchored in My #CritLit 2010 MOOC
Interesting summary of the course so far. "Looking at the main themes of the course, communication is the nub of all the critical literacies being considered and therefore an appreciation of Linguistics, the study of natural language is a useful attribute." Steve Mackenzie, Learnadoodledastic, June 22, 2010 [Link] [Tags: none] [Comment]
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CritLit2010: Filtering the truth and more
Similarly like "literacy" is much more than reading and writing, the "critical literacies" required for the internet citizen, are connotated with much more than the critical evaluation of the truth of assertions. Like reading and writing were associated with generally superior intellectual capabilities, the skill of filtering true information is strongly related to more general skills of coping with the abundance, and filtering, and picking the gems. Read more... June 21, 2010
Adult education wins linguistics
This is my contribution at the end of third week of CritLit2010. I moved to our summer cottage on Thursday, with some books and iPhone. Fortunately I found Stephen Brookfield’s Developing Critical Thinkers: challenging adults to explore alternative ways of thinking and acting. 1987. The book was in my bookshelf, waiting for opportunity to be [...] June 21, 2010
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