Bill Gates participates in the 2014 ALS ice bucket challenge

Altruism Meets Participatory Video: A Correlational Study of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge

JODML-article-icon-purple-35Digital literacy and social benefits met in the form of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge in August 2014. This study assessed the experience of participants in the challenge to understand the relationships between altruism, motivation to participate, and digital literacy.

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A Design Framework of Interactive Media

JODML-article-icon-purple-35This paper outlines common themes within the design of digital media tools, with the goal of offering students a more critical lens with which to engage as they go about employing these media in a variety of contexts, and of offering scholars a simplified, design-based framework for furthering research and theory.

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In the Digital Age, It’s a Rhetorical Tetrahedron: Where Composition Theory Meets Media Literacy

JODML-article-icon-purple-35How we teach composition is shifting in the digital age, a revolutionary period in human communication wherein billions of people carry portable mass-media devices that can send messages of any length and type to all corners of the globe.

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In the Context of Many Contexts: A Review of Understanding Context: Environment, Language, and Information by Andrew Hilton  

JODML-bookreview-icon-maroon-35Andrew Hinton has provided an invaluable, clear, and comprehensive resource. His book speaks to handling the complexity of our blended environment, as well as designing situations and tools that “nudge” human users toward literacy and understanding.

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Book Cover - In Defense of a Liberal Education - Fareed Zakaria

Drowning in Information While Starving for Wisdom: A Review of In Defense of a Liberal Education by Fareed Zakaria

JODML-bookreview-icon-maroon-35In his new book, journalist Fareed Zakaria lays out a brief history of liberal education—a history that he admits has gotten lost in translation over the past century.

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