Faculty in the News: Kristen Turner On "Digitalk"

In a recent article entitled “Kids Write More, Gain Ease With Language, Through Texting” in the Lower Hudson Valley’s Journal News, Kristen Turner (Assistant Professor, GSE) weighed in on the new language of texting (which she calls “Digitalk”), by stating that this language is not random, but has its own conventions that vary by community: “Adolescents may not consider their writing to be writing, but it takes skill and creativity in order to manipulate language so you can be understood by your peers.”

To read the full article, click here.


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