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Tag: New Media Literacies

Distracted by Everything: Being Wired At All Times

Post-Secondary ESL | August 18, 2011 | 0 Comments

Distracted by Everything: Being Wired At All Times

In today’s world, we are immersed in technology. Students are wired at all times, convinced they can multitask – text, email, follow a lecture, listen to music and answer a call, all at the same time. Researchers and professors at MIT say they cannot multitask successfully, that it is not possible to absorb and learn […]

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What Does the Public Know About You?

Post-Secondary ESL | August 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

What Does the Public Know About You?

Very little remains private in the digital age. Social media present us all with questions about privacy and safe practices online. In our New Media Literacies curriculum for ESL instructors we address the implications

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