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Week 6 Things

Week 6 Things

Howdy everyone, We have a lot going on in this week: Reading and discussing Baron’s “From Pencils to Pixels…” (please post a question/passage before class in your group’s shared Google Doc per usual) Watching and reading some things together in class. Thinking about new literacies Doing some synthesis work with Szwed, Williams, Brandt, Baron…asking: what do you know about …

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Featured Blogger: Sabrina Arredondo

Featured Blogger: Sabrina Arredondo

In Deborah Brandt’s, “Sponsors of literacy,” she discusses the role that “sponsors” play in an individual’s literacy learning process. This relationship between sponsor and sponsored is explained as someone/something that facilitates an individual’s literacy while gaining something in return. The sponsor sets either the restrictions or liberties for accessing literacy and also provides motivation for …

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Featured Blogger: Gilberto Guerrero

Featured Blogger: Gilberto Guerrero

Literacy. Sponsored.   This week’s reading, “Sponsors of Literacy” by Deborah Brandt, gives economic value to our literacies. It also presented the idea of literacy sponsors in detail. The piece also presented several examples where literacy improved an individual’s economic value. This piece raised several questions about my past literacy sponsors. Who influenced my literacy …

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Week 5 Reminders

Week 5 Reminders

Reading Deborah Brandt’s “Accumulating Literacy…” for class tomorrow (9/19). Pay attention to her definitional work with “piling up” and “spreading out” on page 652. Could be interesting to look at your literacy narratives for traces of literacy past, present, and future. Please remember to talk about a passage, pose a question, etc in your group’s Google …

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