“Is Google Making Us Stupid?” and “Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted”.
1. “Is Google Making Us Stupid?” and “Small Change: Why the Revolution Will Not Be Tweeted”.
These two essays are assigned first because they deal with what appears to be a major change in how people today [you that is] read, think and write in our society.
You are to read and study both articles. [NOTE. I use ‘essay’ and ‘article’ interchangeably.]
This is your initial base for discussing how media and technology interact with, or interfere with, our critical thinking, reading and writing. You are asking hard questions and looking for real answers.
What do they ‘say’ to you? How valid is their position? How do you see yourself in this arena? How do you read and write? Is it good enough?
the two articles must be read you can look them up online.