Category: Blog Posts

Connected on the Surface, Disconnected Within

As technological advances continue to take place, more and more individuals are chained to a smartphone, smartwatch, iPad or Computer. Smartphones with endless applications allow for easy access to all of one’s connective data and promote the use of social media platforms where people can share photos and update friends and family with statuses and

Word Art and The Art it Does

Word Art’s word-cloud feature allows for an open field of creativity to brainstorm, collaborate, synthesize, and contrast information. In my word cloud, I decided to compile all of my favorite songs from the alternative genre. I have received positive feedback from when I play these songs on the radio station I DJ for on Tuesdays from

Blog Post #6: Revolutionary

Technology has impacted almost every daily aspect of our lives including its effective use on education. Although we might still share the standard way of professors lecturing and students listening, the materials being used to be taught varied over the years. Students today live in a very technological world who many think it reaches a positive

“LOL” or “Laughing Aloud?”

In Kristen Purcell’s, Judy Buchanan’s, and Linda Freidrich’s work, “The Impact of Digital Tools on Student Writing,” the concept of technology affecting students’ education and writing is investigated and observed through not only surveys from Advanced Placement and National Writing Project teachers but also from a statistical analysis standpoint. They come to several conclusions such

To Read, or Not To Read?

The New York Time’s article, “How Technology is (and isn’t) Changing our Reading Habits,” touches upon how the technological changes in reading effect 21st-century families, adults, children, industries, and businesses. It focuses on how these groups are being affected by the literature-technological take-over. Alexandra Alter, a reporter in the book industry, responds to prompted questions about how

Where Our Information Is Going And How To Protect It

Does securing our online information stop it from getting into the hands of others? Are you aware of how many sites are gaining your information on a daily basis just from your basic internet usage? Many of us may think we know, but I’m here today to make you more aware of just how far