Saturday, July 28, 2007
I don't care
Abandoning an autonomous model of literacy in favour of a practice account, in which literacy is both plural and context dependent, involves accepting that meaning-making varies. It varies not only with changing social practices but also with different physical, material and technological conditions. As a result, I'm increasingly finding that the binary distinction between ‘old’ and ‘new’ is conceptually problematic. I discovered this new writing on a wall near me, and it made me stop and think.