Five Things We Need to Know About Technological Change – Second Idea

The second idea that Postman talked about was difficult for me to, well I don’t want to say understand, maybe apply from my own teaching. I couldn’t really think of a teaching experience, so again I had to discuss my own personal experience, this time when I was in primary school. My household only consisted of myself and my mother. Initially, she was a stay-at-home mum until I was in grade 6, where she started work as a teacher aide. We weren’t exactly poor, but we didn’t have a lot of luxuries. In school, we were sometimes given tasks/assignments that we had to do on the computer, but I could never afford a computer at home! I would have to go to the library (paying $2 for every half hour, plus printing) and try to scramble in as much work as I could in a small amount of time. I remember getting so excited in Grade 9 (?) was I finally got an old laptop, and even more excited when I got the internet in Grade 10. Most students do have access to computers and the internet now, but it can be said that for those students in low-income households may not be able to work at home, so should they be marked down for not being able to do the work?

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Five Things We Need to Know About Technological Change – First Idea

The main experience I’ve had with the ‘trade-off’ in technology is to do with my hobby of reading. I love books, my collection id probably at around 200 altogether, but I found myself needing to buy a Kindle, since no matter what store I went into (department store or actual bookstore) there were hardly any books. Then, when I would go online (such as eBay) the shipping costs were so high because I live in Australia! I’ve now had to buy most of my books in the past year through Amazon. It worries me a bit, as I’m a bit old fashioned and love to hold the paper books in my hands.

Blog Prompt!! #1

To be honest, I class myself as a geek/nerd. I become very involved (obsessed) with certain fandoms (books, movies, television shows). It was because of this “personality quirk” that I became involved in video making. I have made probably about 100 videos of my favourite fandoms in the last five or so years. I first started with Windows Movie Maker, as I had used that in high school. I saw online though, that Sony Vegas was a much better program, as it had so many more options. About three years ago I finally bought Sony Vegas 9 (I think). Oh my god…. that was very new!!!! I got frustrated so many times. Instead of just cutting and arranging clips to music, I also had the opportunity to add effects, change audio and the whole aspect of rendering was frustrating. I now have Sony Vegas Pro 11, and have started making my own colourings too, and I still get annoyed when the entire program shuts down (too many clips from different sources at one time) or the rendering takes hours….. However, I must say I’m proud of (most of) my videos, I get excited when it getsĀ one view!