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How is Digital Media Affecting our Language?<br />
BLOGS<br />
GOOGLE<br />
TEXTING<br />
CHATS<br />
TWITTER<br />
The “New Generation”<br />Or “N Gen”<br />
Young people have grown so <br />Accustomed to technology that…<br />They can’t Imagine living without it.<br />
Memorization skills<br />have dramatically<br />decreased.<br />
And the beauty of language<br />Seems to have disappeared…<br />
Who needs to read a book<br />When we have                       ?<br />
And who needs an encyclopedia<br />when there’s                    ?<br />
But the world is always changing…<br />
And these “N Geners”<br />are acquiring new skills…<br />
They have advanced technical skills<br />which are very marketable.<br />
Digital gaming has taught:<br />Better hand-eye coordination<br />Faster decision making<br />And better spatial awareness...
Worldwide <br />communication<br />has caused an<br />increased rate <br />In tolerance of <br />multi-cultural acceptance...
So what happens to written text?<br />
How should the younger<br />generation be taught?<br />
With digital media?<br />
What about<br />grammar?<br />Knowing how to spell and use appropriate <br />Grammar seem like miniscule skills in today’s...
How are kids supposed<br />to know what to believe?<br />What about <br />the legitimacy <br />of all the <br />Informatio...
Not to mention <br />all the inappropriate stuff<br />they can come across on the web.<br />
Basically,<br />the question is…<br />
Is the rapid <br />increase of <br />digital technology…<br />
      Enhancing our language?<br />
Ordestroyingit?<br />
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  1. 1. How is Digital Media Affecting our Language?<br />
  2. 2. BLOGS<br />
  3. 3. GOOGLE<br />
  4. 4. TEXTING<br />
  5. 5. CHATS<br />
  6. 6. TWITTER<br />
  7. 7. The “New Generation”<br />Or “N Gen”<br />
  8. 8. Young people have grown so <br />Accustomed to technology that…<br />They can’t Imagine living without it.<br />
  9. 9. Memorization skills<br />have dramatically<br />decreased.<br />
  10. 10. And the beauty of language<br />Seems to have disappeared…<br />
  11. 11. Who needs to read a book<br />When we have ?<br />
  12. 12. And who needs an encyclopedia<br />when there’s ?<br />
  13. 13. But the world is always changing…<br />
  14. 14. And these “N Geners”<br />are acquiring new skills…<br />
  15. 15. They have advanced technical skills<br />which are very marketable.<br />
  16. 16. Digital gaming has taught:<br />Better hand-eye coordination<br />Faster decision making<br />And better spatial awareness.<br />
  17. 17. Worldwide <br />communication<br />has caused an<br />increased rate <br />In tolerance of <br />multi-cultural acceptance.<br />
  18. 18. So what happens to written text?<br />
  19. 19. How should the younger<br />generation be taught?<br />
  20. 20. With digital media?<br />
  21. 21. What about<br />grammar?<br />Knowing how to spell and use appropriate <br />Grammar seem like miniscule skills in today’s society.<br />
  22. 22. How are kids supposed<br />to know what to believe?<br />What about <br />the legitimacy <br />of all the <br />Information on the web?<br />
  23. 23. Not to mention <br />all the inappropriate stuff<br />they can come across on the web.<br />
  24. 24. Basically,<br />the question is…<br />
  25. 25. Is the rapid <br />increase of <br />digital technology…<br />
  26. 26. Enhancing our language?<br />
  27. 27. Ordestroyingit?<br />

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