Category Archives: Course Updates

Week 16 Schedule

Week Sixteen: April 23-27 Monday- Presentations Wednesday- Presentations/course wrap-up; last day to submit online course evaluations Friday- NO class: reading day; final project essays due by 5:00PM in E-Learning drop box ***Reminder: final blog responses must be submitted by midnight … Continue reading

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week 16 schedule

Week Sixteen: April 23-27 Monday- Presentations Wednesday- Presentations Friday- no class: reading day; final project essays due by 5:00PM in E-Learning drop box

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Week 15 Schedule

Week Fifteen: April 16-20 Monday- Presentations Wednesday- Presentations Friday- Presentations; essay 3 due

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Week 14 Schedule

Week Fourteen: April 9-13 Monday- Film: “The Social Network” continued Wednesday- Presentations Friday- No class: instructor at a conference

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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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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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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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Week 10 Schedule

Week Ten: March 12-16 Monday- Burniske ch 2, “Civil Literacy: the Cyberpilot’s License” Wednesday- Burniske ch 3, “Discourse Literacy: Beyond the Chatroom”; essay 2 due Friday- Wendy Morgan and Mark Beaumont, “A Dialogic Approach to Argumentation”; assign and discuss essay … Continue reading

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