An important aspect of the Beyond Literacy project is to nurture a wider discussion about literacy and post-literacy. These chapters are “starter kits” designed to intrigue and provoke. Here are a few reactions:
Walt Crawford “Rude Language and the Heat Death of Venting Steam“
Lane Wilkinson: “Beyond Beyond Literacy“
John Miedema: “Is Post-Literacy Just Another Term for Enlightenment?”
And numerous comments on the site itself.
Recently the students in the class have been conducting video interviews (among themselves and with other students) to understand what post-literacy means to them.
Here are two of the interviews with students from the class:
Beyond Literacy: Word Association
This is a “streeter” with students on the University of Toronto St. George campus: