Timeline of my Exposure to Traditional and New Media by Monique Klaudine Alvarez

By Monvale
  • ULTRASOUND

    ULTRASOUND
    My first contact with technology is ultrasound, even if I still wasn’t born yet. So that my parents will be able to see me.
    Use: Ultrasounds have been used in medicine since the 1940s, initially for therapeutic purposes and later on for diagnostic purposes.
  • CAMERA

    CAMERA
    When I was a baby my mom and dad are fond of taking pictures. I am their favorite subject to photograph. They also develop pictures of us whole family to have memories.
    Use: A camera is an optical instrument used to capture an image. A device for recording visual images in the form of photographs, film or video signals.
  • TELEVISION

    TELEVISION
    When I was 6 years old, I think my mom will turn on the television for entertainment. For us to listen sounds and watch TV shows or cartoons.
    Use: Television exists to illuminate and to entertain. Colored television and watching cartoons for the children.
  • COLORING BOOKS & NOKIA 1280 PHONE

    COLORING BOOKS & NOKIA 1280 PHONE
    When I was ten years old my hobby is to draw and color. My dad gifted me his old phone which is the nokia 1280 to play the game snake.
    Use: Coloring and story books and phone nokia are used to be an entertainment.
  • RADIO

    RADIO
    I found an old radio when I’m looking something in our house. Until this day it still working, we can listen some love songs and news.
    Use: Radio is the technology of signaling and communicating using radio waves. They are generated by an electronic device called a transmitter connected to an antenna.
  • COMPUTER & Y8 GAMES

    COMPUTER & Y8 GAMES
    When I was 12 years old my friends used to ask me if we can go to a computer shop. I will always agree and asked my mom for coins to play y8.
    Use: Games and computers are a match-made in heaven. They give us endless entertainment and have been part of our leisure life ever since we are a kid. Computer games used to be stored in the form of diskettes and later in laser disks.
  • SMARTPHONE

    SMARTPHONE
    This year many people in my age had touchscreen phones that’s why I asked my parents to buy me one. I used this for texting my friends.
    Use: A smartphone is a cell phone that allows you to do more than make phone calls and send text messages. Smartphones can browse the Internet and run software programs like a computer.
  • ACADEMIC BOOKS

    ACADEMIC BOOKS
    When I am at school, we have tons of books to review. I find it so resourceful and informative.
    Use: Academic books, such as textbooks, are in most instances written by experts in the pertinent field and are therefore considered reliable sources.
  • SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS

    SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS
    As I grew older, I learned to have these mobile applications and start to browse media to communicate with my friends and watch entertaining and informative videos.
    Use: Social media allows individuals to keep in touch with friends and extended family. Some people will use various social media applications to network and find career opportunities and connect to people far away.
  • LAPTOP

    LAPTOP
    It is very helpful for us students to have laptop in order for us to edit documents that cannot be edited on smart phones. We used this gadget to study and enter via zoom or google meet when having an online class.
    Use: Laptops give students the flexibility and freedom they need to work on academic assignments anytime, anywhere.
  • SMART TV & WIFI

    SMART TV & WIFI
    This year my family bought smart tv and wifi for us to easily browse the internet.
    Use: Wifi allows us to access internet and smart tv helps to entertain the family.