Reading: Computers as Theatre

Laurel, Brenda (1993). Computers as Theatre. Reading, MA: Addison-Wesley. At the recent iDMAA 2012 conference, I asked many of the faculty that I met for their recommended readings on the subject of interactivity, in anticipation of my 2013 Interactivity course. Brenda Laurel's book kept coming up, and a few spoke of it with great reverence. … Continue reading Reading: Computers as Theatre

Reading: Orality and Literacy

Ong, Walter (2002). Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word, 2nd ed. London & New York: Routledge. I first read Ong’s book back in graduate school, in Charlie Moran’s “Writing and Emergent Technologies” course (in 2004!). Ong wasn’t on the syllabus, but rather on a list of books from which we were to choose … Continue reading Reading: Orality and Literacy