As I sat down to begin composing this final blog post, I was so confused by Chapter 4 that I decided to revisit the requirements for the blog; I wanted to be certain that what I want to say fulfills the requirements. Therefore, this post will be a bit different from my previous missives. Hopefully, … Continue reading Blog Post 7: chapters 4, 7, 8
Blog Post 6: The No-Nonsense Guide to Born-Digital Content, chapters 2 and 3 One thing that I noticed immediately from chapter 3 of The No-Nonsense Guide to Born-Digital Content was how the goals of archiving are heavily focused on preservation. As our group may choose an Indigenous culture to explore as a possible source of … Continue reading Blog Post 6
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Chapters 3, 7, 11, 13 of The Magazine from Cover to Cover Since our group’s chose magazine topic is education, chapter 13 was particularly interesting in its discussion of ethics. This is a topic which is highly relevant in the education field. In California, K-12 educators are required to act as mandatory reporters. Therefore, the … Continue reading Blog Post 5: Producing the Magazine
Chapters 6, 9, 10: The Magazine From Cover to Cover, Sammye Johnson and Patricia Prijatel On page 233, the authors note that many magazines today resemble each other. Although some longstanding titles retain a distinct individuality, some are homogeneous look-alikes. This is particularly noticeable in the frequent “lifestyle” special issues (or SIPs) that are near-ubiquitous … Continue reading Blog Post 4
The Power of Participatory Video Alison Cardinal: “Participatory Video: An Apparatus for Ethically Researching Literacy, Power and Embodiment.” Reading this article, I found myself wishing that the author had defined the term “embodiment.” While I know what the term means, knowing in what sense the author was using “embodiment” would have been helpful from the … Continue reading Blog Post 3
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Beyond Writing: Voice and Rhetoric in the Digital Age I have devalued orality, placing it beneath writing. Whether as a natural tendency due to my lack of developed verbal skills, or as a product of a system of education which valued writing over aural expression. Cynthia L. Selfe references Jacqueline Jones Royster’s “When the First … Continue reading Blog Post 2
When I think of digital publishing, I generally think of websites, or electronic books and magazines. For me, oddly enough, the considerations of scholarly publishing were secondary. I say oddly because I greatly appreciate—and benefit from—online library database access. Although I realized the many upsides offered by digital access to scholarly material, I gave little … Continue reading Blog Post 1
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