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It’s been a long time since I blogged. Keeping up with my teaching while researching and writing my own pieces for my Masters is keeping me very busy. This may be quite a lengthy hiatus …

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sentimentalising the book

i had an interesting conversation with some friends on facebook this week in response to the flying books of morris lessmore (best animated short at the academy awards). it’s a beautiful animation but it’s popularity does raise some great questions. … Continue reading

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I’m back. After coming to the realisation that my more intellectual musings were beginning to populate my facebook feed and bore some of my friends senseless. It seems that I do need a place to not just gather my links … Continue reading

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2011 reflections

It’s time to leave this blog for a while. As I planned when I started just over one year ago, this has been a place for me to gather together my thoughts about education, libraries and digital literacies. A space to … Continue reading

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the digital immigrants debate continues

Marc Prensky’s 2001 paper ‘Digital Natives, Digital Immigrants’ and Don Tapscott’s books ‘Growing up digital’ (1997) and ‘Grown up digital (2008) are generally seen as the two works that began this debate about the generational digital divide. The argument continues but … Continue reading

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remix culture: content and context

Some wonderful passages from my latest find A new culture of learning: an interview with John Seely Brown and Douglas Thomas authors of the new book A New Culture of Learning: Cultivating the Imagination for a World of Constant Change … Continue reading

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transliteracy and incommensurability

a wonderful piece on the ‘libraries and transliteracy’ website transliteracy and incommensurability (lane wilkinson) commenting on a few of the articles i’ve discussed in previous posts. the author makes the point that the discourse around transliteracy is often framed around … Continue reading

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