Echoes and reflections: on media ecology as a field of study
"Lance Strate takes the reader on a journey through the interdisciplinary, communication-centered field of media ecology, the study of media as environments, a field that encompasses the study of technology, symbol systems, and aesthetic form, in addition to traditional conceptions of media and mediation. Strate presents media ecology as an open-ended intellectual tradition, a network of great books and independent thinkers. Echoes and Reflections: On Media Ecology as a Field of Study is a unique book that provides the first comprehensive overview of the field, followed by a case study concerning the relationship between modes of communication and constructions of the self."--BOOK JACKET.
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... time to oneself, the next time to another? Of course, this may reflect problems in
forming a sense of self and other, as well as difficulty in abstracting. Even savant
skills are based on autistic concreteness. Many do 116 Chapter Seven teen.
In fact, some autistic children can draw in perspective without training, the most
remarkable case being that of Nadia, a three-and-a-half year old savant (see
Selfe, 1977). McLuhan (1962, 1964) believed that such abilities are purely a
I feel compelled to note that despite the fact that seizure disorders are present in
one out of four cases of autism (Volkmar, ... (1999), a mute autistic savant: "
Selective mutism is when the person chooses whom to talk to, and in which
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Introduction to Media Ecology as a Field of Study
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