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Steve Vosloo

Steve Vosloo

    Gr8 way 2 read
    Gr8 way 2 read
    We are now a full decade into the 21st century, an exciting as well as a challenging time. South Africa is on the brink of a new curriculum.
    Beyond the printed word
    Beyond the printed word
    September is literacy month -- a time to celebrate reading and writing. September 8 is International Literacy Day and, on home ground, the South...
    A book library on your phone
    A book library on your phone
    This month, a new library of cellphone stories -- also known as mobile novels or m-novels -- will be launched by the Shuttleworth Foundation as...
    m-Novels: the way to get teens reading and writing more?
    m-Novels: the way to get teens reading and writing more?
    On 30 September 2009, the world's first mobile novel -- or m-novel -- published in both English and isiXhosa was launched. Kontax, a teen...
    Banning cellphones not the answer
    Banning cellphones not the answer
    Imagine for a moment the following situation: there is a school in Somewhere Land with a principal who is a good man (or woman) and who wants the...
    We are no longer the gatekeepers
    We are no longer the gatekeepers
    The internet - including the world wide web and also cellphone chat services like MXit - is truly a revolution. Never before has there been such a...
    Txt savvy 4 2morrow
    Txt savvy 4 2morrow
    When you consider the increasingly digital lives of young people -- called "generation text" - you realise how important it is to explore the...