Monthly Archives: March 2012

Week 13 Schedule

Week Thirteen: April 2-6 Monday- Robert D. Hof, “You Are the Ad” (online) Wednesday- Film: “Social Network” Friday- NO Class: observance of Good Friday

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Blog Prompt # 12

Blog Prompt # 12: for the week of March 26-30 This week’s prompt asks you to think about the three articles we have read that have in some way addressed the internet browsing habits of teenagers. The articles “Twilight is … Continue reading

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Week 12 Schedule

Week Twelve: March 26-30 Monday- “Bullying Experiences in cyberspace” (online) Wednesday- Burniske ch 5: “Community Literacy: Composing Ourselves in a Virtual Community” Friday- Julie Fansalow, “Community Blogging: the New Wave of Citizen Journalism”

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Blog Prompt #11

Blog prompt #11: for the week of March 19-23 This week’s prompt asks you to continue to think about the way that new media technology has enriched and, in some ways, problematized writing and research. Recently the Modern Language Association … Continue reading

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Final Project Guidelines

Assignment 4 (final project), 25 % As the culminating assignment of the course, this project asks you to consider the ways in which various media–images, video, audio, etc.–can be used to make arguments or to enrich written arguments. You will … Continue reading

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Assignment 3 Guidelines

Assignment 3, 900 words, 15 % Due: Monday, April 16 In “The Dawn of the Postliterate Age,” Patrick Tucker argues that the written word “is itself a form of technology” and that the “information age” poses a threat to the … Continue reading

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Week 11 schedule

Week Eleven: March 19-23 Monday- Burniske ch 4: “Personal Literacy: Discovering Oneself Online” Wednesday- Sarah Summers, “Twilight is so Anti-Feminist I Want to Cry: Finding and Defining Feminism on the World Wide Web” (online) Friday- “Digital Dressing-Up” (online)

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Blog Prompt # 10

Blog Prompt # 10: for the week of March 12-16 This week’s prompt asks you to continue thinking about the intersections between literacy and technology. Read this article about ebooks and tablet computers and consider the following: if you use … Continue reading

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Blog Prompt # 9

Blog Prompt # 9: for the week of March 5-9 This week you are asked to address any topic pertaining to the course theme, readings, or discussions that you find interesting, or to address an aspect of argumentation and rhetoric … Continue reading

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Blog Prompt # 8

Blog Prompt # 8: for the date of Friday, March 2 This prompt asks you to consider the intersection between technology and literacy in education. Note: once again, I ask you to embrace your inner 4 year-old and have a … Continue reading

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