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Department
Communication, Culture and Technology
Course
CCT109H5
Professor
Hisham Ragab
Semester
Fall

Description
Week7 Literacy: is the ability to identify, understand, interpret, create, communicate, compute and use printed and written materials associated with varying contexts. Textese- a written vocabulary that has emerged from texting practice. 1 initialisms 2 letter/number homohones 3 contractions or shortenigns 4 emotions 5 deletion of unnecessary words,vowels,punctuation,capitalization. Beneficial communicate functions of text:  Hybrid register- formal and informal language allowing a variation in tone within the context of a given message.  Navigating social relationships in the experimentation of identities. Memory Theories:  Retroactive interference: information presented at a later time may interfere with information presented at an earlier time  Decay: learned information that is not accessed may be less accessible over time  Low road/High road: exposure to textese would transfer abbreviations unconsiciously to wask requiring similar processes.  Situated learning using textese would transfer to more general writing because it is learned and
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