Category Archives: In-class Activities

Peer Review Schedule

Here are the dates for our two weeks of peer review. Remember that presenters need to upload their projects by 5 PM the DAY BEFORE! Tuesday, Nov 12: Aaron, Deborah, and Martha Thursday, Nov 14: Richard, Simone, and Kari Tuesday, … Continue reading

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Student-led Discussion

Good morning! I had technical difficulties over the weekend (reached my usage max with my domain), but thankfully, those issues have been resolved. As I mentioned in class, I am asking students to be responsible for one reading over the … Continue reading

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Computer Lib/Dream Machines

We will do quite a bit in class today: Look through the DALN, and get a feel for the narratives that have been uploaded to this database. Discuss Nelson’s article. View the TED talk on a next-generation digital book. Is … Continue reading

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Punctuate Proficiently (Chapter 10)

Edit the following sentences: Why don’t you explore the diverse landscapes of New Zealand, where you can see beaches, tropical forests, alpine mountains, fjords, volcanoes, and caves? Archimedes’s study of levers led him to boast, “Give me a place to … Continue reading

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Speaking to Your Entire Audience

1. To start, I want everyone to cast a critical eye on his or her blog in terms of Chapter 4: Headings – should distill content, make stories easy to scan, and break up text into readable chunks. Sentences – … Continue reading

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Writing for an Online Audience

Janet Murray says one of the defining qualities of the computer is that it is participatory – the digital medium is interactive, giving the user a sense of agency. We will spend today’s class working through Section I of the … Continue reading

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