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extra reading material accompanying the course "Methodology and Digital Literacy in Japanese Studies"


Fluidity of figure and space in Osamu Tezuka’s Ode to Kirihito

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Clarke, M. J. 2018. “Fluidity of Figure and Space in Osamu Tezuka’s Ode to Kirihito.” Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics 9 (1): 23–48.

Zeer goed voorbeeld van het gebruik van theorie/methodologie in een wetenschappelijk artikel. Te vinden via LIMO.


Digital Note Taking Strategies

Sessie 'beter lezen'.


How To Read Laterally: A Lesson for New York Times Columnists Including But Not Limited to Bari Weiss | Hapgood

Another fact-checking recipe from Mike Caulfield: checking twitter hoax accounts


How do you know a paper is legit?

From the "Calling Bullshit' course. Even peer-reviewed academic journal articles can be wrong. You cannot trust everything simply because it appears in an academic journal. Howto distinguish "relative trustworthtiness".


How “News Literacy” Gets the Web Wrong

Strong text on the nature of web literacy. And why many digitlal literacy courses have an inefficient approach.

A web literate person finds the original source of the claim and then asks the web what it knows about the source. All this other stuff is mostly beside the point.

Caulfield, Mike.. 2017. “How ‘News Literacy’ Gets the Web Wrong”. Hapgood. maart 4.


Digital Durability? My Money is on the Individual


But I maintain that the digital content that will remain durable on the web, outside of the heroic work done for us, at no cost to us, by the Internet Archive, is majorly the ones maintained, cared for by individuals, and largely in the digital spaces they pay for and manage themselves.

Why? Individuals have a deep stake in their work. Repositories, institutions? The stake varies with politics, staff turnover, leadership fetishes.

Viva the individual.


Seeing things from the perspective of a learner


What if the approach that leads to poor documentation starts from a point of view of knowing — in particular, knowing too much.



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Why would readers prefer to forage the Web rather than use a well-structured book? The Web has a wider scope than any book and Google returns information faster than a trip to the bookshelf or the library.

-- Every page is page one


'... looking a bit more closely at what a “free” service does allow and does not allow is part of an important literacy that will come into play sooner or later ...'


The days of the tablet device are numbered, warn tech experts

Tablet usage today is shifting from ‘browsing’ to ‘creating’.


Anatomy for First Year Computing and IT Students "foster a sense of curiosity about how stuff works"