Now that I have realized that the required reading link back to the 1-2-3 project, I have begun looking for the tips that will help enhance the project results. I found the following guidance in this weeks required reading…
Julie Coiro on Digital Literacies:
Good teaching is not simply adding technology to the existing teaching and content domain. Rather, the introduction of technology causes the representation of new concepts and requires developing a sensitivity to the dynamic, transactional relationship between all three components
• Connections to 1-2-3 Project: Technology can play a major factor into effectiveness of documentation and education. Many projects described in class have an online component that adds benefits and/or reduces efficiency. Considering interview questions related to technology can reveal the unspoken awareness on the process.
Alice Marwick & danah boyd "I tweet Honestly, I Tweet Passionately...
In contrast to the imagined broadcast audience, which consumes institutionally cre¬ated content with limited possibilities for feedback, the networked audience has a clear way to communicate with the speaker through the network. This opportunity for com¬munication influences how speakers respond and what content they create in the future.
• Connections to 1-2-3 Project: Consider a new audience. Our imagined audience may provide different results than the total population.
Digital Literac(ies), Digital Discourses, and Communities of Practice:
Through my observations of the writing and technology class, I came to view them as a community of practice, engaged in the project of socially constructing an understanding of digital literacy as a technological Discourse.
• Connections to 1-2-3 Project: Our work teams and environments can be considered a community of practice. Those who participate in the processes analyzed in the projects are also working to understand a discourse.