Flashcards in Language and technology Deck (7)
What is synchronous communication?
Communication in real time
e.g. face to face or phonecall
What is asynchronous communication?
Communication with a delay
e.g. a letter or text
What is multi-modality?
Technological communication has both writing and speech features as well as more visuals
What is plasticity?
Webpages are not permanent and can be edited to stay appealing to their audiences
What is synchronicity?
Electronic devices have different degrees of synchronicity
What is an affordance?
Possibilities given by technological advances
e.g. talking to people in other countries through chat rooms