Login       My Wishlist
  My Cart
$0.00 / 0 items
 
Translate This Website
International Translation Network
International Access
Global Shipping Options Available
Home   Our Catalog   Science & Math   Technology

Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World


Mega Sale! Save 25% on the Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World by Oxford University Press at Translate This Website. MPN: 8 black and white halftones. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. In Always On, Naomi S. Baron reveals that online and mobile technologies--including instant messaging, cell phones, multitasking, Facebook, blogs,


Product Description

In Always On, Naomi S. Baron reveals that online and mobile technologies--including instant messaging, cell phones, multitasking, Facebook, blogs, and wikis--are profoundly influencing how we read and write, speak and listen, but not in the ways we might suppose. Baron draws on a decade of research to provide an eye-opening look at language in an online and mobile world. She reveals for instance that email, IM, and text messaging have had surprisingly little impact on student writing. Electronic media has magnified the laid-back "whatever" attitude toward formal writing that young people everywhere have embraced, but it is not a cause of it. A more troubling trend, according to Baron, is the myriad ways in which we block incoming IMs, camouflage ourselves on Facebook, and use ring tones or caller ID to screen incoming calls on our mobile phones. Our ability to decide who to talk to, she argues, is likely to be among the most lasting influences that information technology has upon the ways we communicate with one another. Moreover, as more and more people are "always on" one technology or another--whether communicating, working, or just surfing the web or playing games--we have to ask what kind of people we are becoming, as individuals and as family members or friends, if the relationships we form must increasingly compete for our attention with digital media.

Additional Information

Manufacturer:Oxford University Press
Part Number:8 black and white halftones
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Studio:Oxford University Press
MPN:8 black and white halftones
EAN:9780199735440
Item Weight:0.85 pounds
Item Size:0.8 x 6.1 x 6.1 inches
Package Weight:1.31 pounds
Package Size:6.2 x 0.69 x 0.69 inches

Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World by Oxford University Press

Buy Now:
Always On: Language in an Online and Mobile World

Brand: Oxford University Press
4.3 out of 5 stars with 257 reviews
Condition: New
Lead Time: 1 - 2 Business Days
Availability: In Stock
$21.95
$16.67
You Save: 24%


Quantity:  

 


View More In Technology.

 


Have questions about this item, or would like to inquire about a custom or bulk order?


If you have any questions about this product by Oxford University Press, contact us by completing and submitting the form below. If you are looking for a specif part number, please include it with your message.

First Name:
Last Name:
Email Address:
Your Message:

Related Best Sellers


Language of Genes, The
By Doubleday
ean: 9780385473729, isbn: 0385473729,
Jones (genetics, Galton Laboratory, University College, London) uses literary, political, historical, cultural, and scientific analogies and anecdotes to survey human genetics, explaining how the field began, the darker uses genetics has been put to ...

Encyclopedia of Building and Construction Terms: The Language of the Construction Industry
By HBA Publications, Incorporated
ean: 9780976836483, isbn: 0976836483,
Your value in the construction industry will be measured by your understanding and use of its terminology. THIS UPDATED AND EXPANDED EDTION gives concise explanations of over 3,000 terms you will hear in meetings, read in reports, and discuss on the ...

The Languages of Edison's Light (Inside Technology)
By The MIT Press
ean: 9780262523264, isbn: 0262523264,
Technology is business, and dealing with the media, the public, financiers, and government agencies can be as important to an invention's success as effective product development. To understand how rhetoric works in technology, one cannot do better t...

How to Invent Everything: A Survival Guide for the Stranded Time Traveler
By Riverhead Books
ean: 9780735220140, isbn: 073522014X,
"How to Invent Everything is such a cool book. It's essential reading for anyone who needs to duplicate an industrial civilization quickly." --Randall Munroe, xkcd creator and New York Times-bestselling author of What If? The only book you need if yo...

Talking Their Way Into Science: Hearing Children's Questions and Theories, Responding with Curriculum (Language and Literacy Series)
By Brand: Teachers College Press
mpn: Illustrations, ean: 9780807734353, isbn: 0807734357,
Karen Gallas provides us with a window into children’s thinking about the world, enabling us to see how students build complex theories, identify important questions, and begin to enter the world of science, all within the naturalistic setting of t...

The Horse, the Wheel, and Language: How Bronze-Age Riders from the Eurasian Steppes Shaped the Modern World
By Princeton University Press
mpn: 30563864, ean: 9780691148182, isbn: 9780691148182,
Roughly half the world's population speaks languages derived from a shared linguistic source known as Proto-Indo-European. But who were the early speakers of this ancient mother tongue, and how did they manage to spread it around the globe? Until now...

The Language of New Media
By The MIT Press
ean: 9780262133746, isbn: 0262133741,
A stimulating, eclectic accountof new media that finds its origins in old media, particularly the cinema.In this book Lev Manovich offers the first systematic and rigorous theory of new media. He places new media within the histories of visual and me...

Communicating Across Cultures
By Brand: The Guilford Press
ean: 9781572304451, isbn: 1572304456,
From high-level business negotiations to casual conversations among friends, every interpersonal interaction is shaped by cultural norms and expectations. Seldom is this more clearly brought to light than in encounters between people from different c...

Linguistic Structure Prediction (Synthesis Lectures on Human Language Technologies)
By Morgan & Claypool Publishers
ean: 9781608454051, isbn: 1608454053,
A major part of natural language processing now depends on the use of text data to build linguistic analyzers. We consider statistical, computational approaches to modeling linguistic structure. We seek to unify across many approaches and many kinds ...

The HCS12 / 9S12: An Introduction to Software and Hardware Interfacing
By Cengage Learning
ean: 9781435427426, isbn: 1435427424,
This new book provides a total solution for learning and teaching embedded system design based on the Freescale HCS12/9S12 microcontroller. Readers will learn step-by-step how to program the HCS12 using both assembly and C languages, as well as how t...

Scroll to Top


Privacy Policy / Terms of Service / Accessibility Statement
© 2019 - translateth.is. All Rights Reserved.