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Kelsie Fender
RE: Tech and literacy
Sat Jun 6, 2015 14:12

Dr. K,
Do you feel as though there will be a "tipping point" in the future where students no longer rely on printed text at all? Technology is progressing so quickly. Similar to how DVDs replaced VHS and online streaming is replacing DVDs, will there be a point where electronic text becomes the ONLY way text is delivered? Most classic books and documents are being converted into forms that are electronic. Newspapers are almost obsolete as news is delivered via internet and television. Do you think there will be a time in the future when books are replaced? If this becomes a reality how will teachers teach students to explore print? Will we adapt the old way of teaching literacy to fit the technology or will we come up with new ways to teach literacy completely?

  • tech and literacy - koppenhaverd, Sat Jun 6 09:27
    Technology is just a set of tools It becomes essential in accommodating for differences. It is useful in instruction. Exploration of print, with adult or peer insight, is critical to learning. If an... more
    • RE: Tech and literacy - Kelsie Fender , Sat Jun 6 14:12
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