Schedule

This schedule is subject to change

Digital Self

Tuesday 1-8-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
WORK DUE
Thursday 1-10-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Rubrics
  • Domain names discussion
WORK DUE
Tuesday 1-15-19
READINGS FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Michael & Dalton
  • Set Up WordPress Site/Log in to CPanel
  • WordPress Media Library
  • Create a page
WORK DUE
Thursday 1-17-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Leslie
  • Blog Post Troubleshooting
  • How to comment
WORK DUE
  • Discussion questions due @ 9 a.m. via email to Professor Abdoney
  • Blog Post 1: One Day of Web Interactions
    • (500 words) For one day, log every interaction you have with the Internet (including the “Internet of Things” and sharing economy apps). How do you use the web for your coursework? Communication? Personal fulfillment? After reviewing your interactions, explain how our networked world makes these activities easier or more difficult for you.

 icon-picture-o Multimedia Element: Embed an image into your blog post that adds to your message (for example, a screenshot from your phone, a picture of your desk or laptop, anything that adds to the message you are conveying)

How will I grade this?

Tuesday 1-22-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • Beck, Estee. “Breaking up with Facebook: Untethering from the Ideological Freight of Online Surveillance.” Hybrid Pedagogy, June 2014, http://hybridpedagogy.org/breaking-facebook-untethering-ideological-freight-online-surveillance/.
  • Delwiche, Aaron, and Jennifer Jacobs Henderson. “What Is Participatory Culture?” The Participatory Cultures Handbook, Routledge, 2013, pp. 1–9. (Available online via University Library)
  • Kelty, Christopher M. “From Participation to Power.” The Participatory Cultures Handbook, Routledge, 2013, pp. 22–31. (Available online via University Library)
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Meredith & Alex
  • TimelineJS
WORK DUE
Thursday 1-24-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • Kobek, Jarett. “Chapters 1-13.” I Hate the Internet, We Heard You Like Books, 2016, pp. 1–107.
  • Holt, Douglas. “Branding in the Age of Social Media.” Harvard Business Review, vol. 94, no. 3, Mar. 2016, pp. 40–50. (Available online via University Library)
  • Wolf, Maryanne. “Skim Reading Is the New Normal. The Effect on Society Is Profound.” The Guardian, 25 Aug. 2018. https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/aug/25/skim-reading-new-normal-maryanne-wolf
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Mark & Mark
  • Introduction to the Multimedia Narrative
WORK DUE
  • Discussion questions due @ 9 a.m. via email to Professor Abdoney
  • Blog Post 2: Stalk Your Professor/Your Online Identity
    • (500 words) Investigate Professor Abdoney’s online presence and describe her demographically, politically, culturally, etc. In what ways do you imagine her filter bubbles influence her life? How has this exercise informed how you might change your online habits?

 icon-picture-o Multimedia Element: Create a timeline of Professor Abdoney’s life using TimelineJS

How will I grade this?

Tuesday 1-29-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • Watters, Audrey. “Education Technology and Data Insecurity.” Hack Education, 17 Dec. 2016, http://hackeducation.com/2016/12/17/top-ed-tech-trends-infosec.
  • Kobek, Jarett. “Chapters 1-13.” I Hate the Internet, We Heard You Like Books, 2016, pp. 1–107.
  • “The Entire History of You.” Black Mirror. Writ. Brooker, Charlie, et al. Dir. Brian Welsh. Channel 4 DVD, 2015. (On reserve at Leyburn Library)
IN CLASS
  • Digital Hygiene with Prof Paula Kiser
WORK DUE
Thursday 1-31-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • Mannella, L. “Science and Social Media: How to Avoid Feeding the Troll and Save Your Time.” Acta Horticulturae, vol. 1144, 2016, pp. 1–5. (On Sakai)
  • Phillips, Whitney. “Defining Terms: The Origins and Evolution of Subcultural Trolling.” This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Mapping the Relationship Between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture, MIT Press, 2015, pp. 15–26. (Available online via University Library)
  • —. “The Only Reason to Do Anything: Lulz, Play, and the Mask of Trolling.” This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things: Mapping the Relationship Between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture, MIT Press, 2015, pp. 27–36. (Available online via University Library)
  • “Hated in the Nation.” Black Mirror. Writ. Brooker, Charlie, et al. Dir. James Hawes. Dazzler Media, 2017. (On reserve at Leyburn Library)
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Elen & Hannah
  • Getting to know Zotero
WORK DUE

Digital Consumer

Tuesday 2-5-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Jamie & Amanda
  • The Internet of Things
WORK DUE
Thursday 2-7-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • Artwick, Claudette G. “Social Media Livestreaming.” The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism Studies, Routledge, 2019, pp. 296–309. (Available online via University Library)
  • Lenoir, Timothy. “From Battlezone to America’s Army: The defense department and the game industry.” The Military-Entertainment Complex. Harvard University Press, 2018, pp. 48-81. (On Sakai)
IN CLASS
WORK DUE
  • Discussion questions due @ 9 a.m. via email to Professor Abdoney
  • Student Conference 1
  • Blog Post 3: Privacy
    • (500 words) Describe Google, Facebook, Twitter, University Library, or another company/institution’s privacy statement and interpret it for your peers.

 icon-picture-o  Multimedia Element: Embed an audio file into your blog post. (For example, interview fellow students and/or professors with your phone)

How will I grade this?

Tuesday 2-12-29
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Crawford & Jack
  • Watch part of Humans, Season 1 Episode 1
WORK DUE
Thursday 2-14-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Annotated bibliographies
WORK DUE
Tuesday 2-19-19: Washington Break
NO CLASS
Thursday 2-21-19: Washington Break
NO CLASS
Tuesday 2-26-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Data exploration with Professor Mackenzie Brooks and Professor Sydney Bufkin
WORK DUE
Thursday 2-28-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
  • Hamilton, Caitlin. “World Politics 2.0: An Introduction.” Understanding Popular Culture and World Politics in the Digital Age, Routledge, 2016, pp. 3–13. (Available online via University Library)
  • “The Waldo Moment.” Black Mirror. Writ. Brooker, Charlie, et al. Dir. Bryn Higgins. Channel 4 DVD, 2015. (On reserve at Leyburn Library)
IN CLASS
WORK DUE
  • Discussion questions due @ 9 a.m. via email to Professor Abdoney
  • Student Conference 2
  • Blog Post 4: Midterm Elections Redux
    • (500 words) Compare and contrast the online presence of two candidates from your registered voting location (or our local district if necessary) by analyzing their strategies and predicting their success.

 icon-picture-o  Multimedia Element: Embed a data visualization that enhances your post.

How will I grade this?

Tuesday 3-5-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE
Thursday 3-7-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • About the DCI Minor with Professor Jeff Barry
  • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE
  • Discussion questions due @ 9 a.m. via email to Professor Abdoney
  • Blog Post 5: Historical Remix
    • (500 words) What would a pre-Web 2.0 event (for example, the Cuban Missile Crisis) look like in the age of digital media

 icon-picture-o  Multimedia Elements: Use a social media generator to enhance the remix

How will I grade this?

Tuesday 3-12-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Student Led Discussion: Fenner & Jacob
  • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE
Thursday 3-14-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE

How will I grade this?

Digital Creator

Tuesday 3-19-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE
Thursday 3-21-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
      • Alper, Meryl. “War on Instagram: Framing Conflict Photojournalism with Mobile Photography Apps.” New Media & Society, vol. 16, no. 8, Dec. 2014, pp. 1233–48. (Available online via University Library)
      • Shepherd, Laura J. “Aesthetics, Ethics, and Visual Research in the Digital Age: ‘Undone in the Face of the Otter.’” Millennium, vol. 45, no. 2, Jan. 2017, pp. 214–22. (Available online via University Library)
      • Wheeler, Thomas H. “Old-Fashioned Fakery: Photo Manipulation in the Pre-Digital Era.” Phototruth Or Photofiction?: Ethics and Media Imagery in the Digital Age, Routledge, 2005. (Available online via University Library)
IN CLASS
      • Multimedia Narrative Peer Review
WORK DUE
Tuesday 3-26-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
      • Student Led Discussion: Mark and Mark
      • Wikipedia Editing
      • Present Multimedia Narratives
      • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE
Thursday 3-28-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
      • Present Multimedia Narratives
      • Work on Multimedia Narrative (~20 mins)
WORK DUE
      • Discussion questions due @ 9 a.m. via email to Professor Abdoney
      • Blog Post 7: That’s So Meta
          • (500 words)

        Pick a fictional piece of media (a book, movie, TV episode, series, graphic novel, comic, cartoon, etc.) that you think should be added to the course. Why should it be added? How does it incorporate the themes of the course? What type of assignment would you assign with it?

How will I grade this?

Tuesday 4-2-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Work on multimedia narrative (full class period)
  • Using Creative Commons to create a copyright license for your website
WORK DUE
Thursday 4-4-19
CONTENT FOR DISCUSSION
IN CLASS
  • Course evaluations
  • Work on multimedia narratives (full class period)
WORK DUE
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