tfw fall 2009 weekly schedule

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, Rettberg should be read for Thursday, Nov 5.

Module 3, Nov 5 – Dec 3

Unit 1: Writing Spaces
T 11/3: Class canceled—Election Day. Please vote!!
H 11/5: Assignment to be completed for first class period
Axelrod & Cooper; Rettberg; set up blogs using WordPress
assignment for 11/10
T 11/10: Bolter on writing spaces; work on blogs
assignment for 11/12

Unit 2: Technological Literacy
H 11/12: Selfe on technological literacy, Gee on Semiotic Domains, bolter-discussion-questions.pdf; Twitter; Twitter assignment
assignment for 11/17
T 11/17: Thompson on digital intimacy, Johnson on Twitter, Silver on Tweets; selfe-gee-thompson-johnson-silver-questions.pdfStudent Blogging Scholarship; more on Twitter
assignment for 11/19

Unit 3: Ownership and Identity
H 11/19: Turkle on identity, Kelly on the Web, Doug Englebart’s 1968 demostration of the mouse, hypertext and other technologies, discussion of servers, internet, code, and linking; reflect on blogging and Twittering
assignment for 12/1
T 11/24: Class canceled—early Thanksgiving. Gobble. Gobble. (no blogging required this week)
H 11/26: Class canceled—Thanksgiving. Gobble Gobble. (no blogging required this week)
T 12/1: Wesch on Digital Ethnography, Flip video cameras; RSS in Plain English; set up Netvibes account; Dr. Wolff’s Public Netvibes page; module Netvibes tutorial.pdf
assignment for 12/3

Unit 4: The Future of Writing
H 12/3: O’Reilly on Web 2.0, Jonathan Harris’s We Feel Fine
T 12/8: Last day of Module 3. Blackboard Portfolio, and final project

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Module 2, Oct 6 – Oct 29

Unit 1: Writing Spaces
T 10/6: Assignment to be completed for first class period
Axelrod & Cooper; Rettberg; set up blogs using WordPress
assignment for 10/8
H 10/8: Bolter on writing spaces, work on blogs
assignment for 10/13

Unit 2: Technological Literacy
T 10/13: Selfe on technological literacy, Gee on Semiotic Domains, bolter-discussion-questions.pdf; Twitter; Twitter assignment
assignment for 10/15
H 10/15:  Thompson on digital intimacy, Johnson on Twitter; selfe-gee-thompson-johnson-questions.pdfStudent Blogging Scholarship; more on Twitter
assignment for 10/20

Unit 3: Ownership and Identity
T 10/20: Turkle on identity, Kelly on the Web, Doug Englebart’s 1968 demostration of the mouse, hypertext and other technologies, discussion of servers, internet, code, and linking; reflect on blogging and Twittering
assignment for 10/22
H 10/22: Wesch on Digital Ethnography, Flip video cameras; RSS in Plain English; set up Netvibes account; Dr. Wolff’s Public Netvibes page; module Netvibes tutorial.pdf
assignment for 10/27

Unit 4: The Future of Writing
T 10/27: O’Reilly on Web 2.0, Jonathan Harris’s We Feel Fine
H 10/29: Last day of Module 3. Blackboard Portfolio, and final project

Module 1, Sept 8 – Oct 1

Unit 1: Writing Spaces
T 9/8: Assignment to be completed for first class period
Axelrod & Cooper; Rettberg; set up blogs using WordPress
assignment for 9/10
H 9/10: Bolter on writing spaces, work on blogs
assignment for 9/15

Unit 2: Technological Literacy
T 9/15: Selfe on technological literacy, Gee on Semiotic Domains, bolter-questions.pdf; Twitter; Twitter assignment
assignment for 9/17
H 9/17:  Thompson on digital intimacy, Johnson on Twitter; selfe-gee-thompson-johnson-questions.pdfStudent Blogging Scholarship; more on Twitter
assignment for 9/22

Unit 3: Ownership and Identity
T 9/22: Turkle on identity, Kelly on the Web, Doug Englebart’s 1968 demostration of the mouse, hypertext and other technologies, discussion of servers, internet, code, and linking; reflect on blogging and Twittering
assignment for 9/24
H 9/24: Wesch on Digital Ethnography, Flip video cameras; RSS in Plain English; set up Netvibes account; Dr. Wolff’s Public Netvibes page; module Netvibes tutorial.pdf
assignment for 9/29

Unit 4: The Future of Writing
T 9/29: O’Reilly on Web 2.0, Jonathan Harris’s We Feel Fine
H 10/1: Last day of Module 3. Blackboard Portfolio, and final project

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