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Wired New Learning: Blogging Malay Literacy

@inproceedings{Sew2009WiredNL,
  title={Wired New Learning: Blogging Malay Literacy},
  author={Jyh Wee Sew},
  year={2009}
}
This article examines the function of wired literacy and rejects skeptical accusations that it is just empty talk. Selected Malay blog entries and follow-up emails will be examined to show that wired literacy simulates asynchronous learning support. The infusion of wired literacy with new learning through the use of blogging, it is argued, engenders effective self-paced language learning. Within a new learning paradigm, there is decentralizing of one teacher, one narrative and one chapter, at a… 

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