Lectura y sociabilidad

Reading and Sociability in the Days of Social Media

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Have those interested in reading ever wondered what elements characterize contemporary reading practices? Or, by chance, have they wondered how new technologies have transformed the ways of being a reader in the last decades?
The research titled “Sociabilidad y nuevas tecnologías en las prácticas lectoras. Un estudio en Ciudad de México“ …

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digital communication

New online skills

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I wish to address some very interesting aspects of the academic article in the Revista Digital Universitaria published by the Universidad Autónoma de México, entitled “‘Hablar por escrito’, Nuevas habilidades de comunicación en la digitalidad” (Speaking in Writing: New Skills in Digital Communication). The work deals with a topic that is currently of great importance: what particularities does digital communication have? I will explain interesting trends that have defined the new form of expression through online media…

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LibrosAbiertos

Tips in Writing a Review of Related Literature

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One of the first few parts in writing a research paper is the review of related literature. When I was still a student, this section just intimidates me as it sounded like it requires a lot of reading and writing. True enough, it does. However, the review of related literature anchors your research in the academic field that cradles your research topic…

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Tarzan's spelling

Tarzan’s Spelling

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Writing is a means of guiding the reader from one idea to another; a barrier gate that closes and opens the way at the same time. This is valid for any language, from the symbolic language of literature or daily uses of speech to the transactional utilitarian language used in expository texts, in both the work environment and personal messages proliferating in social media…

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los blogs académicos

Academic blogging: How does it fit with academic publication?

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Dissemination practices for research are changing. Increasingly, blogging is being taken seriously as a form of writing about academic issues and scholarly research. There are advantages in publishing ideas in blogs: blogging is generally a much faster process than publishing in books and journals; the posts reach out to audiences who do not have access to expensive subscription journals or libraries housing books…

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