New Media Interactivity
After studying the assigned reading 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook: Chapter 54: Traditional and New Media, considering the statement that “technologies are simply tools” answer the following questions or prompts. A) Explain how that statement relates to the key words describing new media: manipulate, converge, and instant. To better understand the connection, consider that taking a class online is not a different class, it’s simply offered in a different format—a format that uses technology to aid in teaching the course. B) Is greater media literacy necessary because of new media? Why or why not?
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New Media Interactivity
After studying the assigned reading 21st Century Communication: A Reference Handbook: Chapter 54: Traditional and New Media, considering the statement that “technologies are simply tools” answer the following questions or prompts. A) Explain how that statement relates to the key words describing new media: manipulate, converge, and instant. To better understand the connection, consider that taking a class online is not a different class, it’s simply offered in a different format—a format that uses technology to aid in teaching the course. B) Is greater media literacy necessary because of new media? Why or why not?
Submit your response in the file submission area for this assignment. If you choose to “add a file” by attaching a MSWord or PDF document, please also copy and paste your response into the comments area..