February 25, 2010 Archives
The prop used in this skit is clearly printed, but we'll ignore that and instead focus on the question that arises at the end of the skit. The monk cannot interpret the use of a codex except through the technology he's familiar with (the scroll), and the tech-savvy book specialist has a hard time thinking of text from the perspective of a newbie. (So do we, which is why we laugh at this monk's struggles.)
Here's a kid who has beautiful handwriting. How does this news reporter portray the child? What do the visuals, the quotes, and the context add up to represent?
If you have been keeping up with your blogging, this assignment will simply involve collecting and reflecting. If there are gaps in your blogging, this is your chance to catch up.
It begins with a richly-linked blog entry that introduces your reader to blog entries that you have created, and discussions from your peers' blogs in which you have participated, as part of a reflective statement on your progress so far.
Either format is fine, but however you present your work, it's important to me that you specify where each of your posts falls amongst the categories listed below.
The same post can count for more than one category, but if you keep re-using the same handful of posts that's probably a sign you can do a little better next time.