Thursday, September 11, 2008

Pre-Week 1

I strongly agree with the quote by the New London Group cited in the paper, Confronting the Challenges of Participatory Culture: Media Education for the 21st Century, which says “If it were possible to define generally the mission of education,it could be said that its fundamental purpose is to ensure that all students benefit from learning in ways that allow them to participate fully in public,community,[Creative] and economic life.” — New London Group (2000,p.9).

This reminds me of a previous discussion on the question: What Is Multiliteracies? at an online TESOL course (PP107) by Vance Stevens in 2005.

Here is my answer to the question, What Is Multiliteracies?, at that point.

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