Episode Nine – Post-Literacy: What Has It Meant to Us?

This phase of the Beyond Literacy thought experiment is winding down. What has it meant to the students, the radio producer and the course instructor? How has their understanding (acceptance?) of post-literacy changed over the past 13 weeks? We were curious, so we listened in as they worked on this episode.

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Episode Six – Synthesizing Information

With this episode our exploration of post-literacy goes retail. Going beyond literacy is as easy as buying a new brain (or at least the information synthesized in the brain). Maybe post-literacy is more biochemical than digital.

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If you are interested in more about this topic, check out the chapter on the Beyond Literacy e-book.

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Episode Four – Too. Much. Information.

Perhaps the real challenge of post-literacy is not about reading and writing (alphabetic literacy); perhaps the problem is simply too much information. Is information overload on your mind?

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If you are interested in more about this topic, check out the chapter on the Beyond Literacy e-book.

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Episode Zero – Introducing Beyond Literacy

Welcome to “Episode Zero” of Beyond Literacy Radio (BLR). With this podcast we introduce the idea of post-literacy and explain what BLR is all about. Over the coming weeks and months additional episodes will explore aspects of post-literacy (both the advantages and the concerns).

And perhaps most importantly, we encourage you to participate. Comment on this blog, comment on our Soundcloud site, or perhaps tweet us (@BeyondLiteracy) or use the hashtag #BeyondLiteracy. Tell us what you are thinking.

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