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Review of Blogging Activity – Exemplar

Title: In Defense of Links, Part One: Nick Carr, hypertext and delinkification URL: http://www.wordyard.com/2010/08/30/in-defense-of-links-part-one-nick-carr-hypertext-and-delinkification/ Author: Scott Rosenberg Date: September 2, 2010 For Further Reflection and Unpacking: If we are going to study the impact of hypertext on our brains and our culture, surely we should look at the reality of the Web, not the dream…

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On Weaving Ideas – Exemplar for Practice

The post is an exemplar as it provides a template for student bloggers engaging in tentative meaning-making activities. This type of blogging examplifies process-capture, drawing ideas from others’ texts and re-working them from one’s own perspective. The techniques offer clues to the readers. However, more importantly, I think, the clues offer context cues for easier retrieval to facilitate the blogger’s re-using the blog post as a future resource to build upon.

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