This video "texteo" is an example of the work of one of the other professors
who have tried to understand on-line video through the making of videos
, engaging, in the process, in new forms of and communities for pedagogy. Lots
are on YouTube
using the medium
to better understand media
Vernacular Video, according to Tom Sherman
, "will continue to be shorter and shorter," will use "canned music," "sampling," and "real-time, on-the-fly voiceovers." He concludes: "Crude is cool, as opposed to slick."
"fell into the computer realm from the typewriter dimension, then plugged my computer into my telephone and got sucked into the net...In 2008, he was a winner in MacArthur Foundation's Digital Media and Learning competition and used my award to work with a developer to create a free and open source social media classroom."
is often bifurcated by a euphoria/pessimism divide focusing on questions like whether the internet opens
or closes conversation and community; is democratic or corporate-controlled
particularly around issues of copyright
and intellectual property; produces new forums for expression or calcifies prevailing borders
as well as possibilities for surveillance. "Lawrence Lessig
shows us that while new technologies always lead to new laws, never before have the big cultural monopolists used the fear created by new technologies, specifically the Internet, to shrink the public domain of ideas, even as the same corporations use the same technologies to control more and more what we can and can't do with culture."