Author Archives: LaurenE.

Challenge: create a historical paragraph remix video and compose a reflection

*You must get our authors’ permission before taking any part of our remix video or reflection composition! Watch our remix video: “The Story of Bastogne-Joseph C. Syiek” Read our reflection here: Project Reflection (Tyler, Tim and Lauren) Advertisements

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How Facebook has changed social interaction

I found this compelling YouTube video the other day, and wanted to share it with you all. This video highlights how ridiculous the world of Facebook would seem set in olden times (and more specifically how it influences social interaction), … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Writing: writing through the ages

A YouTube video I came across that reflects many of the themes I explore in my blog. Specifically, this short YouTube clip comments upon the evolution of writing, from the quill and ink to the computer to more futuristic possibilities. … Continue reading

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Challenge: create a remix video and compose a reflection

*You must get our authors’ permission before taking any part of our remix video or reflection! Watch our remix video: “A Tribute to Steve Jobs: Former CEO of Apple” Read our remix reflection here: Remix Reflection by Tim, Tyler & … Continue reading

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How YouTube operates as a social network

How does YouTube operate as a social network? What kind of digital literacy can one gain from engaging with YouTube? -Based upon chapters from YouTube: Online Video and Participatory Culture by Jean Burgess and Joshua Green Critical to YouTube is … Continue reading

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YouTube as a website of participatory culture

How does YouTube function as a site of participatory culture? How do YouTubers participate in culture? What does it mean to understand YouTube as a “redactional system?” -Based upon chapters from YouTube: Online Video and Participatory Culture by Jean Burgess … Continue reading

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The reverse of remixing: unmixing

A blog entry I discovered (through a link on Lawrence Lessig’s blog) that explores the interesting notion of “unmixing.” http://opencontent.org/blog/archives/1026 Share your thoughts on unmixing. Is it legitimate? How is it different than remixing? Does one definition build off of … Continue reading

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