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June 21, 2010

Week 4: Syntax


Optional Readings/References:

Shirky on ontology


Charlie Brooker's Screenwipe - Reality TV Editing

Google blog talking about searching

Information Overload is the Devil – by a librarian

USA Presidential Committee on Information Literacy: Final Report

UK ofcom media literacy

Centre for media literacy


Highlighted Resources


Here's what course members from around the world had to say. Want to join the conversation? Submit your feed. Then put this at the beginning of your post: CritLit2010

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

Discussion Forum

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Adult education is my science http://helistudies.edublogs.org/2010/06/21/adult-education-wins-linguistics/ How about you? #CritLit2010

#CritLit2010 A great summary on CritLit by Steve http://learnadoodledastic.blogspot.com/2010/06/consolidation-when-i-started-critical.html

http://bit.ly/9bfI8o #CritLit2010 Twitter vs. Facebook Discourse

Collaborative Understandings: #CritLit2010 Twitter vs. Facebook ...: This would depend on how much the actor depen... http://bit.ly/bCfGKA

RT @gcourous: I would love your thoughts on skills for the 21st Century Educator: http://bit.ly/9 #critlit2010 http://amplify.com/u/7352

Everything about web 3.0 http://kateray.net/film/ 15 min #CritLit2010 so we can stop studying?

RT @helinur: Everything about web 3.0 http://kateray.net/film/ 15 min #CritLit2010 so we can stop studying?

After > 3 hrs of reflection-my #CritLit2010 http://suifaijohnmak.wordpress.com/2010/06/20/reflection-on-discourse-and-critical-literacies/

#CritLit2010 http://ruthhoward.edublogs.org/2010/06/14/self-as-locus-of-learningcritlit2010/ I share her interests

#CritLit2010 Twitter vs. Facebook Discourse: “When I reflected on Foucault’s definition of discourse, I realize th... http://bit.ly/bPKKtA

#CritLit2010 reflections – third week | arenastudies http://arenastudies.wordpress.com/2010/06/17/116/

CritLit2010 | arenastudies http://goo.gl/PrUY

看看此影片 -- Teaching In the 21st Century http://youtu.be/RmskHM0V2Ig How to engage people to explain, justify, evaluate & create? #CritLit2010

RT @mizminh: @suifaijohnmak going to run the crit think vids past the 10 yos I work with out of school & get their responses-will report #CritLit2010

Nice examples of eportfolio in application & the strategies http://www.blip.tv/file/2751810/ CritLit2010 Authentic - apply critical thinking



#CritLit2010 How would you check information? http://www.avon.k12.ct.us/enrichment/Enrich/quickgr4-0.htm

#CritLit2010 reflections – third week | arenastudies: http://tinyurl.com/2v7krtw

New blog post: #CritLit2010 reflections – third week | arenastudies http://bit.ly/9tYCLi

Graham Attwell & Jenny Hughes, "Pragmatics in Education" http://bit.ly/9jSA9I #CritLit2010

Check this - 29th Conference on Critical Thinking Keynote Address (part 1 of 5) http://youtu.be/mj1TD9gky0E #CritLit2010 What do you think?

Check this video out -- 29th Critical Thinking Conference Keynote part 2 http://youtu.be/NtUzTZG4LAQ #CritLit2010 Thinking...

Check this video Critical Thinking for Children 2. Three Kinds of Thinkers http://youtu.be/hLgi444Ghww #CritLit2010 thinking, understanding

Check this video -- Critical Thinking for Children - 3. Standards for Thinking http://youtu.be/T0JSwr_Ib7Q #CritLit2010 Aha! The standards

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