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Google Search – Advanced Skills

Never sure how to find what exactly what you want when searching online? The following is a quick crash course on advanced Google Search skills I authored on the UBC Media Wiki. Enjoy!

As web content and search queries become

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Papyrus to Cyberspace & Perplexity

From Papyrus to cyberspace (1999) plunges into an interesting discussion between James O’Donnell and James Engell about the evolution of text technologies and their influence on reading, writing, knowledge and communication. Quickly made clear, is the idea that technology … read more

Subverting the Prescription

I really enjoyed the review of Daito Manabe’s work as it made novel and interesting parallels to my desire to connect post-secondary design with education technology. His work inevitably stimulates inquiry as he appears to represent the real and the … read more

interaction

I is for Interaction

As a designer trying to gain a better pedagogical understanding to support both teaching and design, my response pulls to design practice. The Interactivity aspect of the Bates and Poole (2003) SECTIONS framework relates very heavily to what I … read more

Prescriptions, Attachments, Emotions

People approach objects of technology from different perspectives and learned prescriptions. We have certain ways of organizing our thoughts about what technology can and should be used for. Some of this perspective is learned, some ingrained with use and … read more