CAT1.5

CAT1.5 - What’s your defining technology • The internet...

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/2/11 II. Making marks Writing technologies and memory cultures
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5/2/11 Logistics corner Your work this week is to be done in section. Next week you will turn in a summary in section, just as you did last week. The excerpts from now on are a bit longer, so your summaries should be 2-3 pages, double-spaced, 12 pt font, 1 inch margins.
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5/2/11 Introduction In the next three weeks will gallop through some of the highlights in the history of writing. Three huge, world-changing shifts in the way we communicate as a species. This week: Invention of scripts and alphabets
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5/2/11 Argument This week you will be summarizing a text about the evolution of reading as a human skill, including the invention of writing. (2-3 pages; don’t sweat the details about the invention of scripts.) Next week you will read and summarize a text about the effect of print technology on scientific
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5/2/11 Generational natives and immigrants
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Unformatted text preview: 5/2/11 5/2/11 What’s your defining technology? • The internet, for sure. • Facebook? • The iPhone? • Video games? 5/2/11 An immigrant’s questions • What does your information culture mean about the way you think? • What intellectual skills do you need/hope to learn at this university? • Do you think these technologies have changed social relations? • What on earth are you talking/texting about all the time? 5/2/11 What place does writing and reading have in this brave 5/2/11 Thought experiment • What kind of adult life can you realistically imagine for yourself in which reading and writing play no significant role? 5/2/11 The arts of summary • Most of what I do involves summary in one form or another • Lectures are often summaries • Books and articles involve extensive summaries • The ‘discussion’ section of a scientific report is a summary • It’s not easy! The art of summary...
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2011 for the course CAT 1C taught by Professor Gere during the Fall '10 term at UCSD.

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CAT1.5 - What’s your defining technology • The internet...

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