tfw schedule fall 08

About the Schedule

The schedule is broken down by module. The current module will be placed at the top so as to reduce scrolling. Assignments and readings are due on the day they are listed. For example, Penrod should be read for Tuesday, Sept 9.

Module 3, Nov 11 – Dec 9

Unit 1: Writing Spaces
T 11/11: Assignment to be completed for first class period
Axelrod & Cooper; Penrod; set up blogs using WordPress
assignment for 11/13
H 11/13: Nye, Bolter, writing spaces, introductions, discussion questions, work on blogs
assignment for 11/18

Unit 2: Origins
T 11/18: : Selfe, Nardi & O’Day, discussion questions (.pdf), Information Ecologies (.pdf)
assignment for 11/20
H 11/20: Bush, Doug Englebart’s 1968 demostration of the mouse, hypertext and other technologies, Berners-Lee; Student Blogging Scholarship; discussion of servers, internet, code, and linking; blog with links in it
assignment for 11/25

Unit 3: Ownership and Identity
T 11/25: Wesch, Turkle, Kelly, Vogelstein, social bookmarking in plain english; Diigo and social bookmarking, set up Diigo account tutorial (diigo-bookmark-tag-tutorial-f08-mod-3.pdf); extra: Hoffman, The Battle for Facebook
assignment for 12/2
H 11/27: NO CLASS
T 12/2: Dibbell, Garfield, Davis, Bree and LonelyGirl15, RSS in Plain English; set up Netvibes account (netvibes-tutorial.pdf); Dr. Wolff’s Public Netvibes page
assignment for 12/4

Unit 4: The Future of Writing
H 12/4: Chat Quotations, Dibbell, Garfield, Davis, Bree and LonelyGirl15, Howard, Thompson, Vaidhyanathan (panopticon image 1, image 2)
T 12/9: Last day of Module 3. McCloud, Gee, portfolio, final project, and Perry’s “Will Video Games Become Better than Real Life?”

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Module 2, Oct 7 – Nov 6

Unit 1: Writing Spaces
T 10/7: Assignment to be completed for first class period
Axelrod & Cooper; Penrod; set up blogs using WordPress
assignment for 10/9
H 10/9: Nye, Bolter, writing spaces, introductions, discussion questions, work on blogs
assignment for 10/14

Unit 2: Origins
T 10/14 : Selfe, Nardi & O’Day, discussion questions (.pdf), Information Ecologies (.pdf)
assignment for 10/21
H 10/16: NO CLASS
T 10/21: H 9/18: Bush, Doug Englebart’s 1968 demostration of the mouse, hypertext and other technologies, Berners-Lee; Student Blogging Scholarship; discussion of servers, internet, code, and linking; blog with links in it
assignment for 10/23

Unit 3: Ownership and Identity
H 10/23: Wesch, Turkle, Kelly, Carr, social bookmarking in plain english; Diigo and social bookmarking, set up Diigo account tutorial (diigo-tutorial-mod-2.pdf); extras: Vogelstein, “How Mark Zuckerberg Turned Facebook Into the Web’s Hottest Platform,” Hoffman, The Battle for Facebook
assignment for 10/28
T 10/28: Dibbell, Garfield, Davis, Bree and LonelyGirl15, RSS in Plain English; set up Netvibes account (netvibes-tutorial.pdf); Dr. Wolff’s Public Netvibes page
assignment for 10/30

Unit 4: The Future of Writing
H 10/30: Chat Quotations, Dibbell, Garfield, Davis, Bree and LonelyGirl15, Howard, Thompson, Vaidhyanathan (panopticon image 1, image 2)
assignment for 11/6
T 11/4: NO CLASS
H 11/6: Last day of Module 3. McCloud, Gee, Portfolio, and final project

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Module 1, Sept 9 – Oct 2

Unit 1: Writing Spaces
T 9/9: Assignment to be completed for first class period
Axelrod & Cooper; Penrod; set up blogs using WordPress
assignment for 9/11
H 9/11: Nye, Bolter, writing spaces, introductions, discussion questions, work on blogs
assignment for 9/16

Unit 2: Origins
T 9/16: : Selfe, Nardi & O’Day, discussion questions (.pdf), Information Ecologies (.pdf)
assignment for 9/18
H 9/18: Bush, Doug Englebart’s 1968 demostration of the mouse, hypertext and other technologies, Berners-Lee; Student Blogging Scholarship; discussion of servers, internet, code, and linking; blog with links in it
assignment for 9/23

Unit 3: Ownership and Identity
T 9/23: Wesch, Turkle, Kelly, Vogelstein, social bookmarking in plain english; Diigo and social bookmarking, set up Diigo account tutorial (diigo-tutorial-f08 .pdf); extra: Hoffman, The Battle for Facebook
assignment for 9/25
H 9/25: Dibbell, Garfield, Davis, Bree and LonelyGirl15, RSS in Plain English; set up Netvibes account (netvibes-tutorial.pdf); Dr. Wolff’s Public Netvibes page
assignment for 9/30

Unit 4: The Future of Writing
T 9/30: Class meets in Blackboard Chat area, not in the classroom. Chat Quotations, Dibbell, Garfield, Davis, Bree and LonelyGirl15, Howard, Thompson, Vaidhyanathan (panopticon image 1, image 2)
assignment for 10/2
H 10/2: Last day of Module 3. McCloud, Gee, Portfolio, and final project

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