Were you originally fooled by the post?
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For homework, please print out and complete the crossword puzzle below.
We continued on the topic of attention literacy with two videos we watched in class. Both speakers had differing opinions about the effect of social media and mobile technology on society. Watch the videos again below. Which speaker do you agree with? Why?
Post your answers online. Your answer should be 70+ words.
In Friday's lesson we read/listened to a news article about the rising number of deaths happening due to selfies. It seems that many people put themselves in dangerous situations in order to get an exciting or funny photo of themselves. For homework, please answer this question online:
Why do you think people put themselves in dangerous situations to take a selfie?
Your answer should be 50+ words long.
Have a great Golden Week!
In Friday's lesson, we read about the five literacies that make up social media literacy:
If you missed this class, you can download the text from this lesson below. Please also download and print the text for our next lesson.
For homework, please answer the following questions online:
1) Can you understand these five literacies? Are there any that are difficult to understand? (Your feedback can help me improve the second draft of the text)
2) Which of these literacies do you think might be your weak point in social media literacy?
In Tuesdays lesson we talked a bit about how computers, the Internet and social media have changed our language. We mostly focused on changes to English, but we talked a bit at the end of the class about changes to Japanese ("ノート" to talk about a laptop、"w" to signify laughing).
Can you think of any other changes to your language that have been caused by computers, the Internet or social media? Please add your comments below. 50+ words.
For homework, please answer the following question online:
How important is social media to your life? What kind of social media sites do you use? What do you use them for (keeping in touch with friends, homework, sharing photos, etc)? How often do you use them?
Answer the question online by clicking the COMMENT link below. Your answer must be 50+ words.
Our next lesson will use the handout below. Please print it and bring it to class.