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Stanford Study of Writing - Home - 0 views

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    This is a very interesting study done by Andrea Lunsford at Stanford which suggests that the rise of social software has had a positive effect on students' writing. Interesting to read some of the things the students valued about their participation in the study - peer feedback, detailed editing-style commentary on their scripts & so on.
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Young and addicted to social networks: and they've never written so much - edublogs - 0 views

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    Social networking as the means to reviving students' flagging literacy skills? This short post gives the background to a bigger study by Andrea Lunsford, the Stanford Study of Writing (which I shall bookmark separately_.
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Project New Media Literacies - 0 views

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    The learning library
David Andrew

YouTube - A Portal to Media Literacy - 0 views

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    Michael Wesch video - July 2008 - good critique of the state of education and our failure to keep up with changes
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    I have to admit that I'm a big fan of Prof Wesch. His "The machine is using us" video on YouTube is still one of my favourite Web2.0 resources. He's going to be one of the keynote speakers at the ALT-C conference in September this year...the conference has a terrible sounding theme.." 'In dreams begins responsibility' - choice, evidence, and change "...yuk.
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    > His "The machine is using us" video on YouTube is still one of my favourite Web2.0 resources. Chime - I love that video!
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