Tag Archives: Global Issues

Cultural and Technological Appropriation

celular antropafago Originally uploaded by fbar. Fran├žois Bar has just sent me a link to the Abaporu blog, part of a research project he is doing with Francis Pisani and Matt Weber on the appropriation of new technologies, more specifically … Continue reading

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Congress for Cybersociety

I have enrolled for the 3rd Online Congress for Cybersociety,organized by Fobsic (an organization from Catalunya). I do not have much to say but very interested in following the conversations in the different forums. You are allowed to choose 6 … Continue reading

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Foreign languages, identity and intercultural competence

I am the mentor for the Young Caucasus Project during this coming Easter week (April 9th to 16th) . The subject of languages, identity and intercultural competence is very close to my heart as I have been exposed to it … Continue reading

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The role of language and critical literacy 2

Notes taken during Mario T. Menezes Souza presentation on the role of language and critical literacy. Critical Literacy Literacy as Social Practice and not as decodification of alphabetic script Reading as social practice – texts are read in contexts Each … Continue reading

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The Role of Language and Critical Literacy 1

Notes taken during Mario T. Menezes Souza presentation on the role of language and critical literacy. Lynn starts the talk by asking us to revise our pre-conceptions of education, culture and projects a picture of Robison Crusoe and Good Friday … Continue reading

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Global Issues

Vanessa Andreotti started a new thread this morning: Global Issues: Reading the World. The session in the morning was based on group work with different people reporting back on the result of their discussions. In the first activity, participants were … Continue reading

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