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
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.
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