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  1. Sep 2016
    1. We live in an environment where subcultural differences - differences of identity and affiliation - are becoming more and more significant. Gender, ethnicity, generation, and sexual orientation are just a few of the markers of these differences.

      Change is good and it's great that there are different cultures mixing. We, as a society should be able to accept cultures and customs that are different and not think of them as evil or try to be negative about them.

    2. how might we depart from the latest views and analyses of high-tech, globalized, and culturally diverse workplaces and relate these to educational programs that are based on a broad vision of the good life and an equitable society?

      Good question for us "millennials" or "future thinkers" to ponder which states that we should figure a way to stop using the old ways and continue to think of new ways to use media and education so that the newer generation is able to adapt.

    3. mass media, multimedia, and in an electronic hypermedia.

      Three underrated forms of communication. Mass media can be anything internet related which to media or internet. Multimedia is using several sources of media and hypermedia is adding sound and music to your media, as Google dictionary defines it.

    4. visual, the audio, the spatial, the behavioral, and so on

      The modes of meaning-making which correlates to the different ways we view our products.

    5. Two main arguments

      Two main arguments are: The first relates to the increasing multiplicity and integration of significant modes of meaning-making, where the textual is also related to the visual, the audio, the spatial, the behavioral, and so on"

      The second argument: "We decided to use term 'multiliteracies' as a way to focus on the realities of increasing local diversity and global connectedness."

    6. ten distinctly different people

      Having several perspectives should give us more than one viewpoint about life and experiences.

    7. What is appropriate education for women, for indigenous peoples, for immigrants who do not speak the national language, for speakers of non-standard dialects?

      We as Americans, have to accept the fact that there are different cultures and that education should go to whomever wants it. It should not be a privileged thing.

    8. identify and explain differences between texts, and relate these to the contexts of culture and situation in which they seem to work

      Purpose of Metalanguage

    9. How do we supplement what schools already do

      How do we teach schools what they need without wasting too many resources?

    10. Los Angeles, Sarajevo, Kabul, Belfast, Beirut

      Good examples of this subject.

  2. techwritingf16.robinwharton.net techwritingf16.robinwharton.net
    1. What does all this discussion about content management issues mean, then, forour curriculum design?

      This question is more a matter of why it is important to have content writers and how we should not take them for granted.

    2. Also recognizing the plight of technical communicators confronted with con-tent management systems

      Tech communicators are important because their job requires a lot of knowledge and they must think about the safety of others before themselves.

    3. Coming to Content Management,” Bill Hart-Davidson, Grace Bernhardt,Michael McLeod, Martine Rife, and Jeffrey Grabill

      A publication by Bill Hart-Davidson, et al. discussing the nature of Content Management.

    4. aspects of contentmanagement are not yet well understood

      Understanding all aspects of content management would go a long way because if more than one person is competently able to do the job, there it would make it easier for more people to expand the knowledge that is already attained.

    5. glaring lack of involvement in CMS design

      There is obviously a high need for more people in this field. It takes someone who is able to understand information that takes time to code. This sentence states that there is a need for creative minds to help with the CMS design.

    6. only managers and IT personnel such as developers

      CMS design should expand to more than just the managers and IT personnel. If there is to be efficient coding these researchers and managers should look to teaching and reaching out to anyone available or interested party.

    7. The purpose of CMS software is to cen-tralize all communications practices, to standardize layout and design, and to in-crease efficiency when it come to distributing information, ensuring that the com-pany stays on message and does not issue redundant or conflicting statements.

      CMS was designed to make certain information easily attainable to anyone regards of how much they understand. The software was created to help those interested and to make everything efficient.

    8. (http://www.cm-strategies.com)

      A link with information about the CMS conferences past and present.

    9. process of collecting, manag-ing, and publishing information to whatever medium you need

      Content management roughly defined as the "Process of collecting, managing, and publishing information to whatever medium you need" which means that writers are making sure they take information that is difficult to read and they make it easy for anyone to be able to understand.

    10. Mark Zachry,

      TCQ Editor

    11. Busi-ness leaders, who are often the decision makers in the adoption and implementa-tion of ECM systems,

      They are probably some of the most important people in this business

  3. techwritingf16.robinwharton.net techwritingf16.robinwharton.net
    1. active citizens

      Important term

    2. we are equipping students with practical skillsthat they can use to obtain employment and write for the workplace; on the

      This is very important for the future generations.

  4. Aug 2016