Writing tool transitions and symbioses of pre-digital creative educators in Greece

Abstract

This paper is a multiple case study on the writing memories, embodied writing styles and expectations of four female educators in Greece that explores how they adopted new writing modes as adults and how they are using analogue and digital writing interchangeably. The “before and after” (the inception of the digital era) participants are personifications of the unusually rapid and unique writing transitions that have taken place during their lifetimes. Drawing on piecemeal theorising and within an embodied cognition paradigm, I investigated how the transition took place as well as how writing tool coexistence affects the participants’ drive to write creatively. The variety of methods I employed were guided by the phenomenon, which was investigated in depth and in all its complexity: personal, social and historical. Interviews, observations, video recordings of writing sessions, photographs of writing spaces and tracing of manuscripts were employed. Openness to the research question res ...
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DOI
10.12681/eadd/50495
Handle URL
http://hdl.handle.net/10442/hedi/50495
ND
50495
Alternative title
Μεταβάσεις και συμβιώσεις εργαλείων γραφής σε δημιουργικές προψηφιακές εκπαιδευτικούς στην Ελλάδα
Author
Karavanidou, Eleni of Athanasios
Date
2021
Degree Grantor
University of New Brunswick
Committee members
Blatherwick Mary Louise
Tronson Adrian
Todd Lisa
McLoughlin John Grant
Mullally Sasha
Honein Natalie
Discipline
Humanities and the ArtsLanguages and Literature ➨ Greek literature
Social SciencesEducation ➨ Education, miscellaneous
Keywords
Creative writing; Word processor; Manuscripts; Typewriter; Transition; Symbiosis; Media theory; Drawing; Embodied learning
Country
Canada
Language
English
Description
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