Results for short form
Thinking About Their Lives in 3 Words
On a Saturday morning about a year ago I was only half paying attention to Good Moring America’s weekend morning news program. They announced that after the break they would be back with “Your Three Words.” I ...
Keia Pannell - 2012-03-20 13:32
Can We Write Anything?
Keia Pannell - 2012-03-20 13:31
Is Texting Writing?
We found the types of writing that participants report most frequently are text messages and emails, along with some forms of academic writing. Texting was particularly important, as participants ...
Erin Wilkey Oh - 2011-09-12 09:53
The Short Form
Our lives are awash in short form compositions. What is the impact of these brief bursts of words and characters on teens, on teaching, ...
Paul Oh - 2012-11-03 20:30
Writing More than Ever: Teens and Texting
There is much handwringing over the impact texting is having on our kids' academic writing. As teens - and even younger children - text more, the thinking goes, the less they'll adhere to the ...
Paul Oh - 2011-03-21 15:01
The once lowly # has enjoyed a renaissance as the symbol of choice - and meaning - on Twitter . In the New Yorker article, Hash , author Susan Orlean discusses the history of the hashtag ...
Paul Oh - 2011-12-05 17:21
"You Have An Accent Even on Twitter"
Despite the seeming limitation of 140 characters to express oneself, it turns out that you reveal regional dialects when tweeting. This piece from NPR, based on research from Carnegie Mellon ...
Paul Oh - 2011-03-17 04:46
"We talk a lot, then we dive deep"
In his Wired essay "How Texts and Tweets Nurture In-Depth Analysis," published in January 2011, Clive Thompson argues that today's short-form thinking and composing practices like ...
Paul Oh - 2011-12-05 17:22