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Always On

Language in an Online and Mobile World

Always On( )
Author: Baron, Naomi S.
Publication Date:Apr 2008
Publisher:Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $57.00
Book Description:

Baron reveals that online and mobile technologies - including instant messaging, cell phones, multitasking, Facebooks, blogs, and wikis - are profoundly influencing how we read and write, speak and listen, but not in the ways we might suppose. She reveals that email, IM, and text messaging have had surprisingly little impact on student writing. More troubling is the myriad ways in which we block incoming IMs and screen incoming calls. Our ability to decide who totalk to, she argues, is...
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Book Details
Detailed Subjects: Language Arts & Disciplines / Linguistics / General
Computers / Internet / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):9.3 x 6.3 x 1.3 Inches
Book Weight:1.35 Pounds

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