Schedule

INTRODUCTION TO GLOBAL COMMUNICATION

Tuesday, January 17 – Chapter One: History of Global Communication

Thursday, January 19 – Chapter Fourteen: Patterns in Global Communication

Tuesday, January 24 – Chapter Ten: Intellectual Property and supplemental readings (see home page)

Thursday, January 26 – Chapter Five: Censorship and this blog entry from 2007

Word Origins Assignment Due on Jan 26

 

COMMUNICATION: LOCAL TO GLOBAL

Tuesday, January 31 – Chapter 13, “Communication and Culture”

Thursday, February 2 – Intro to the DALN, continued discussion of Chapter 13

Tuesday, February 7 – Dialects/Regionalism, Readings from Inventing English

Thursday, February 9 – Influence of the “Other”, Readings from Inventing English

Tuesday, February 14 – Influence of Culture (war, terror, and dialogue), Chapter 7 on “Propaganda”

Thursday, February 16 – Academic/Standard Writing, “Why Johnny Can’t Write”

DALN Analysis Assignment Due on Feb 16

Tuesday, February 21 – Rubrics for Global Communication

 Thursday, February 23 – Globalization/Glocalization of English

 

GLOBAL COMMUNICATION AND TECHNOLOGY

Tuesday, February 28 - News, Chapter Six: Global News and Information Flow in the Internet Age

Thursday, March 1 – Chapter Seven: International Broadcasting

Tuesday, March 6 - Chapter Twelve: Global Advertising and Public Relations

Thursday, March 8 – Chapter Eight: Global Implications of the Internet

Track and Weigh In Assignment Due on March 8

SPRING BREAK, March 12-16

Tuesday, March 20 - Social Media as News

Thursday, March 22 – Discourse Analysis, In-class Time for Fourth Writing Assignment

Tuesday, March 27 – Changing Nature of Identities and Literacies

Thursday, March 29 –  Introduction to Multimedia Project

Social Media and Persona Assignment Due on March 29

Tuesday, April 3 – “Finding English, Finding Us” and “He Speaks In Your Voice: Everybody’s English” in Inventing English

Tuesday, April 5 – Work Day

Peer Review: April 10, April 12, April 17, and April 19