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Visualization Ecologies: RoSE Research Paper

Santa Barbara Area Guide

Technology for Presenters and Participants at the Charrette

RoSE Design Charrette: Location & Directions

Hoetzlein Test Movies

MediaBASE Commentary by James Tobias

Ambrogio Lorenzetti, “The Annunciation”

Explanation of Order of Categories for “Objects of Study”

Browse Objects by General Category

Recent Activities

Christiane Paul, “Forms and Models of Online Reading” (links to projects presented)

Introductory Outline of Planning Issues for Transliteracies Project Planning Sesson (by Alan Liu)

Conference 2005 Introduction by Alan Liu (notes only)

Conference 2005 Introduction by Alan Liu

The Art of Online Reading

Conference 2005: UCSB Conversation Roundtables on Online Reading

Test Discussion Forum

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In what terms can we discuss the cultural significance, value, and function of reading in the age of new media and multimedia, a moment when multi-sensory immersive experience seems to be privileged?

What is the contemporary role of text in relation to images and audio?

What will reading be like in the age of “ubicomp” (ubiquitous computing)? How have different screen environments (CAVEs, cell phones, PDAs) and different modes of content delivery affected our notions of reading?

To be “literate” today, should students have some basic knowledge of code?”

What promising directions in engineering, cognitive science, or artistic research can help reorient the act of reading in the world of new media?

What future role can be envisaged for translation technologies (natural language, voice recognition)?

What about pleasure and affect? Is online reading enjoyable?

Who reads online? Do different people read online than offline? Is this good?

How do reading practices create or define community? Does this work better or worse online than off?

Is reading becoming more (or less) social, collective, or collaborative than in the past?

What do transitions from traditional computers to wireless technology mean for reading as a community or society?

Do teams read? Do CEO’s read? What is the current state of reading in the workplace?

“Is there a text in this classroom?”: How can a group in a single location read online together?

What is the difference between reading and searching, or browsing?

How can research into historical reading practices (and the history of the book) help us think about online reading today?

How can research into new media technologies and online reading practices help us better understand historical reading practices?

“How to take a good online text to bed”: What promising directions in human factors or interface research can mediate between past and present reading practices?

What is good reading today, and yesterday?

How can reading online be improved? And what do we have to do to get there?