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June 22, 2010

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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]


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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Post in Twitter and use the hashtag #CritLit2010 to be listed here. (These should be fresh. Still working on improving the Twitter display.)

Check out this SlideShare presentation : Critical Literacy http://slidesha.re/6x9iRw #CritLit2010 Critical....

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

A story on social network #CritLit2010 http://suifaijohnmak.wordpress.com/2009/02/22/the-social-network/ Who wins?

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

Has made a blog posting at http://mcmorgan.org/blog/?p=1428: #critlit2010: trees and linkers

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

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