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Online language – A new species of language

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

This the third in a series of blogs looking at online language… What is it? How is it being used? Why do we need to teach it? Here Esther talks about David Crystal’s theory that online language is neither speaking nor writing although it has features of both. It’s a new species of language.

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Online language – What does it look like?

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

This the second in a series of blogs looking at online language… What is it? How is it being used? Why do we need to teach it? Here Esther looks at four different characteristics of this method of communication – what features and protocols do we see developing online?

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Online language – Journey to a PhD

Originally posted on Inspiring learning.

This the first in a series of blogs looking at online language… What is it? How is it being used? Why do we need to teach it? Esther starts by describing how she came to do a PhD in education and online language.

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Three wheels on my wagon, and other tales from the SEDA summer school

Our next summer school blog post is from Jakki Sheridan-Ross, who will dispel any illusions you may have had about the SEDA summer school being a bit of a jolly. I advise a cup of tea and a deep breath before launching into her post, which reflects on the whole (exhausting) summer school experience, and … Read more

Summer school reflections

As part of the Developing Digital Literacies programme, JISC part-funded 12 scholarship places at the 2012 SEDA summer school, ‘Academic Development for the Digital University’. The people who took up these scholarships have been blogging their reflections from the event. Emma King, Learning and Development Advisor at the University of Warwick, reflects in her blog … Read more