Category Archive: neteracy


The headline of an article in today’s New York Times by Motoko Rich, “Literacy Debate: Online, R U Really Reading?,” may be missing a question more important than the one it asks—more important,… Continue reading

Gaming the Classroom

This past Friday, I had the chance to listen to a remarkable man for about three hours at the CUNY Graduate Center. His name is James Gee and he occupies the Fulton Presidential… Continue reading

Evolving to Neteracy: Comportment on the Web

One development in the evolution towards neteracy is a broader appreciation of what it means to write without editing. That is, most bloggers and readers of blogs have become quite forgiving of the… Continue reading

Academic 2.0: Moving Web Skills into the Classroom

The following is the draft [updated 11/13/07, with thanks to Sherman Dorn and Time Barrow] for a talk I’ll be giving at 1:30 this Thursday, November 15, 2007, for a session at the… Continue reading

Let Them Eat Their Laptops

More than 25 years ago, when I was editing an environmental monthly called Chinook Winds, I ran a small piece on the astonishing percentage of Americans who believed that technology would one day… Continue reading