I took notes at this session and transferred them onto my blog. So I guess that means it is retroactively live blogged.
Dr. Heidi Huse, University of Tennessee at Martin
“Civic Blogs, Emails, Tweets: Re-examining 21st C Effective Communication”
“Good writing must be the quintessential 21st-century skill” (NCTE).
At all levels, up-and-coming teachers and their instructors need to know the potential of the digital practices they can tinker with and explore” (Shari Wargo, May 2009)
What does digital literacy look like and include in 2009? (Wargo)
ability to use computers and word processing
understand online reading
social network use, including interactions
individual types: podcasts, vidcasts, blogs, PowerPoint presentations
What digital literacies do college writing/technical writing instructors need to have to be effective classroom educators in 209-2010 and beyond, to acquire and teach while still fostering “good writing”?
Powerpoint presentation rules
Where does actual technology instruction belong in first-year writing curricula–in our revolutionary “changed writing environment”? In advanced writing or rhetoric curricula? In technical writing curricula? What rhetorical instruction belongs here?
Not much answer here. She asked the question, but did not respond. This is something I need to think about seriously.
What does 21st century rhetoric include? In what ways is it evolving in our digital age? What rhetorical awareness and skills must we continue and/or begin to teach to students as communicators in 2009?
examination and identification
What does 21st-century “good writing” look like in 2009?
pictures in it, document design, looks good
There was a handout with the bolded stuff. Then I filled in the rest.
Digital Literacy flourishing in a human Knowledge Society
join the future and support all forms of the 21st C
co-apprenticeship, rather than apprentice and master
democratization of the internet has brought millions to poor writing
“good reading is damn hard writing”
Has new tech really changed nature and shape of writing?
-Somewhat. With chunking.
immediacy of class
boundary issues are breached with facebook and twitter