About Michael J. Faris
Assistant Professor of English with research areas in digital literacy, privacy and social media, and queering rhetorics.
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Category Archives: English 584 Postcritical Perspectives in Literacy Studies (Spring 2009)
I’ve finished my reflective commentary on using the Sony Reader in my graduate seminar and on possible redesigns for the Reader. I thought I’d share my commentary here. It’s a bit long (11.5 pages), so I’m attaching it to this … Continue reading
We know the list: RIAA can’t keep up with free file sharing; traditional journalism can’t keep up with blogging and other online communication tools; traditional knowledge-regulating bodies (Encyclopedia Brittanica) can’t keep up with Wikipedia; etc. etc. etc. But here’s something … Continue reading
Over at Onward State, they share a local news program about a project in which students at Penn State Harrisburg got to use tablet PCs from Hewlett Packard — similar to the research project we’re doing here with the Sony … Continue reading
I’m reading Wyoscki et al’s Writing New Media, and Anne Wysocki offers a definition of “new media texts” that I find quite interesting: I think we should call “new media texts” those that have been made by composers who are … Continue reading