Week 13 (November 14 & 16)

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Link to document with possible general forms a Primary Source Analysis might take: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ll8MeE-rh67anQs_Z9CY8jULPYTPyHOYWOn_RSqYWHM/edit

Write on location extra points opportunity (+50 points): https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/write-on-location-assignment-50-points/ 

Due:

  1. Complete draft of Primary Source Analysis (worth 500-1500 points) due this Friday November 17 at 11:59 pm. This is a full complete draft of your argument (about 2000-2500 words, plus images, charts, other media as useful to make your argument)

  1. Read: James Bridle, "Something is wrong on the internet." (Note: The video embedded and linked in the essay may be disturbing and triggering for some people. You do not have to watch the embedded or linked video to participate in a discussion about Bridle's argument or to complete the class prep)
  2. Class prep (up to 30 points): After reading Bridle's essay and drawing on his work and your own quick internet research, write up a blog post that responds to some or all of the following questions:

What responsibility do the creators of web content and the builders of web platforms have to set and conform to ethical and moral standards? Who gets to decide what is “ethical” or “moral”? What conversations should we be having as parents, siblings, grandparents, childcare providers, and friends among ourselves and with the children in our care about the internet and how to use it?

Submit the link to your post on Gradian.

  1. In-class work on Thursday will be worth up to 50 participation points.
  2. Re-read G2W Chapter 5: Research and Documentation (take the quiz for extra points: https://goo.gl/forms/JeLsrJFhmywpMUq02)

 

What are we doing in class?

*Discuss reading

*In-class work on PSA posters

*In-class work on PSAs

(Extra points suggestions: Come in during office hours or make an appointment to discuss your ideas for the Primary Source Analysis; revise a RR, PSD, or AB)

Looking ahead:

  1. Poster presentations of Primary Source Analysis due December 1 by 11:59 pm (by 5 pm on November 27th if you're participating in the AIDS Day exhibit +100 points).

  1. By the end of Week 12 these major projects should ideally be complete: Reading Annotations, Annotated Bibliography, Primary Source Descriptions. Absent extenuating circumstances, after Week 12, submissions related to these major projects will no longer be accepted, except for completion credit.

Week 12 (November 7 & 9)

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Link to document with possible general forms a Primary Source Analysis might take: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ll8MeE-rh67anQs_Z9CY8jULPYTPyHOYWOn_RSqYWHM/edit

Due:

  1. In-class work Tuesday on PSA introductions will be worth up to 50 extra points
  2. In-class work Thursday on PSAs will be worth up to 50 extra points
  3. Re-read G2W Chapter 5: Research and Documentation (take the quiz for extra points: https://goo.gl/forms/JeLsrJFhmywpMUq02)

 

What are we doing in class?

*Strategies for creating a compelling introduction

*In-class work on PSAs

(Extra points suggestions: Come in during office hours or make an appointment to discuss your ideas for the Primary Source Analysis; revise a RR, PSD, or AB)

Looking ahead:

  1. Complete draft of Primary Source Analysis (worth 500-1500 points) due November 17 at 11:59 pm. This is a full complete draft of your argument (about 2000-2500 words, plus images, charts, other media as useful to make your argument)

  1. Poster presentations of Primary Source Analysis due December 1 by 11:59 pm (by November 28th if you're participating in the AIDS Day exhibit +100 points).

  1. By the end of Week 12 these major projects should ideally be complete: Reading Annotations, Annotated Bibliography, Primary Source Descriptions. Absent extenuating circumstances, after Week 12, submissions related to these major projects will no longer be accepted, except for completion credit.

Week 11 (October 31 & November 2)

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Link to document with possible general forms a Primary Source Analysis might take: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ll8MeE-rh67anQs_Z9CY8jULPYTPyHOYWOn_RSqYWHM/edit

Due:

  1. Annotated Bibliography 2 (10 entries, five revised and five new) due by 11:59 pm on November 3
  2. Class prep, 20 points:
  1. Submit a proposal (250-500 words) for your primary source analysis topic by class time on Thursday (you can post to your blog, or create a Google doc)
  1. Re-read for Unit 3 (read them both, respond to one of them for optional Unit 3 Reading Response):
  1. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 2 (PDF)
  2. The New London Group, A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures (PDF)
  3. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with one of these texts for an optional Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.
  1. Re-read G2W Chapter 4: Inventing Rhetorically

 

What are we doing in class?

*Discussion of unit reading

*Discussion and peer review of primary source analysis topics

(Extra points suggestions: Come in during office hours or make an appointment to discuss your ideas for the Primary Source Analysis)

Looking ahead:

  1. Complete draft of Primary Source Analysis (worth 500-1500 points) due November 17 at 11:59 pm. This is a full complete draft of your argument (about 2000-2500 words, plus images, charts, other media as useful to make your argument)

  1. Poster presentations of Primary Source Analysis due December 1 by 11:59 pm (by November 28th if you're participating in the AIDS Day exhibit +100 points).

  1. By Week 12 these major projects should be complete: Reading Annotations, Annotated Bibliography, Primary Source Descriptions. Absent extenuating circumstances, after Week 12, submissions related to these major projects will no longer be accepted, except for completion credit.

Week 10 (October 24 & 26)

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Link to document with possible general forms a Primary Source Analysis might take: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1ll8MeE-rh67anQs_Z9CY8jULPYTPyHOYWOn_RSqYWHM/edit

Due:

  1. Class prep, 20 points:
  1. Read Primary Source Analysis project description
  2. After reading and reviewing the Primary Source Analysis project description, write up at least one question about the project and post it to your blog in the "SOS" category by class time on Tuesday, submit the link to your question on Gradian (10 points)
  3. Submit an early draft of Annotated Bibliography 2 on Gradian by class time on Thursday (10 points)
  1. Re-read for Unit 3 (read them both, respond to one of them for optional Unit 3 Reading Response):
  1. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 2 (PDF)
  2. The New London Group, A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures (PDF)
  3. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with one of these texts for an optional Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.
  1. Read G2W Chapter 4: Inventing Rhetorically

 

What are we doing in class?

*Discussion of unit reading

*Evaluating sources

*Using and documenting sources

(Extra points suggestions: Come in during office hours or make an appointment to discuss your ideas for the Primary Source Analysis)

Looking ahead:

  1. Annotated Bibliography 2 (10 entries, five revised and five new) due by 11:59 pm on November 3

  1. Complete draft of Primary Source Analysis (worth 500-1500 points) due November 17 at 11:59 pm. This is a full complete draft of your argument (about 2000-2500 words, plus images, charts, other media as useful to make your argument)

  1. Poster presentations of Primary Source Analysis due December 1 by 11:59 pm (by November 28th if you're participating in the AIDS Day exhibit +100 points).

  1. By Week 12 these major projects should be complete: Reading Annotations, Annotated Bibliography, Primary Source Descriptions. Absent extenuating circumstances, after Week 12, submissions related to these major projects will no longer be accepted, except for completion credit.

Week 9 (October 17 & 19)

Begin Unit 3: Digital and Information Literacy

*****NO CLASS MEETING ON TUESDAY, OCTOBER 17. HEAD TO THE LIBRARY FOR SOME INDEPENDENT RESEARCH OR MEET WITH A PEER TO DISCUSS AND REVIEW YOUR ANNOTATED BIB DRAFTS.

MEET IN THE LIBRARY ARCHIVES COLLOQUIUM ROOM FOR CLASS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 19*****

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Due:

  1. Class prep, 20 points: Submit draft of Annotated Bibliography 1 (5 entries) by class time Tuesday.
  2. Final draft of Annotated Bibliography 1 (5 entries) due on Friday, October 20 at 11:59 pm.
  3. Read for Unit 3 (read them both, respond to one of them for optional Unit 3 Reading Response):
  1. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 2 (PDF)
  2. The New London Group, A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures (PDF)
  3. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with one of these texts for an optional Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.
  1. Read G2W Chapter 3: Persuading Rhetorically (complete quiz for extra points: https://goo.gl/forms/TSsxFg1J5LqbWgND2)

 

What are we doing in class?

*Object analysis workshop

*Work on annotated bibliography

(Extra points suggestion: view Rheingold's Crap Detection Mini-course and write up a 2-3 paragraph summary of one to three of the "Crap Detection Resources" on your blog (+20-60), upload images and sounds, contribute to the glossary of terms, make a suggestion!)

Looking ahead:

  1. Optional Unit 3 Reading Response due by 11:59 pm on October 27.
  2. Annotated Bibliography 2 (10 entries, 5 revised, 5 new) due by 11:59 pm on November 3

Week 8 (October 10 & 12)

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The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

*****MIDTERM CONFERENCES WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 10/3-10/13. YOU WILL RECEIVE 75 PARTICIPATION POINTS FOR ATTENDING A MIDTERM CONFERENCE.*****

Due:

  1. Class prep, 20 points: Submit draft of Annotated Bibliography 1 (5 entries) by class time Tuesday. +25 points for students who volunteer for workshop in class.

  1. Sign-up for a mid-term conference if you haven't done so already: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d4da4a92ba31-midterm 

 

What are we doing in class?

*From annotations to ABs

*Primary v Secondary Research

        *Annotations

        *Digital Literacy

*Discussion of readings

*Plagiarism

(Extra points suggestion: upload images/media/digital artifacts, contribute to the glossary of terms, make a suggestion!)

Looking ahead:

  1. Final draft of Annotated Bibliography 1 due 11:59 pm, October 20 (5 entries)

  1. Complete Unit 3 Readings:
  1. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 2 (PDF)
  2. The New London Group, A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures (PDF)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with one of these texts for an optional Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

Week 7 (October 3 & 5)

*****MEET IN THE LIBRARY ARCHIVES COLLOQUIUM ROOM FOR CLASS THURSDAY, OCTOBER 5*****

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

*****MIDTERM CONFERENCES WILL TAKE PLACE FROM 10/3-10/13. YOU WILL RECEIVE 75 PARTICIPATION POINTS FOR ATTENDING A MIDTERM CONFERENCE.*****

Due:

  1. Unit 2 Primary Source Description due Monday, October 9, by 11:59 pm

  1. Class prep:
  1. Sign-up for a midterm conference: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040d4da4a92ba31-midterm1 (+10)
  2. Sign up for a Zotero account and submit a link to your user profile before class time (+10).
  3. Review the Zotero library guide: http://research.library.gsu.edu/zotero. Optional for +30, install Firefox+Zotero plugin and create two entries in your Zotero library before class on Tuesday.
  4. One annotated bibliographic entry (+20) (you don't have to do this by class time, though you're welcome to give it a try; we will talk about how to do this in class so that you can post something before Week 8's class meeting)
  5. Sign up for a mid-term conference by class time on Tuesday (+10).  Post a mid-term conference question to your blog by your conference time using the "sos" category and "mid-term" tag.

What are we doing in class?

*Discussion of readings

*What are archives?

*What is an annotated bibliography?

*Using Zotero

(Extra points suggestion: upload images/media/digital artifacts, contribute to the glossary of terms, make a suggestion!)

Looking ahead:

  1. Draft of Annotated Bibliography 1 due by class time on October 10. Final draft of Annotated Bibliography 1 due 11:59 pm, October 20 (5 entries)

  1. Continue Unit 3 Readings:
  1. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 2 (available on the Protected Course Readings page)
  2. The New London Group, A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures (PDF)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with one of these texts for an optional Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

Week 6 (September 26 & 28)

Begin Unit 2: Being and Composing Online

*****MEET AT THE QUILT GALLERY--117 LUCKIE ST NW, ATLANTA, GA 30303--FOR CLASS TUESDAY***** 

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Due:

  1. Unit 2 Reading Response due by 11:59 pm on September 29.

  1. Class prep, 20 points:
  1. By class time Tuesday post at least one discussion question about Unit 2 readings to your blog. Use the category "Conversations."
  2. By Friday at 11:59 pm, respond to at least two of your peers' questions, drawing on the conversations we've had in class. Remember, you need to submit links to everything via Gradian if you want to receive points.

  1. Complete Unit 2 Readings:
  1. Arola, Sheppard, Ball, _Writer/Designer_, Ch. 1: "What Are Multimodal Projects?" (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 1)
  2. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 1 (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with your assigned text for the Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

  1. Select a panel of The Quilt to study and begin Unit 2 Primary Source Description

(Extra points suggestion: upload images and other Quilt-related media and digital artifacts, contribute to the glossary of terms, make a suggestion!)

 

What are we doing in class?

*Discussion of readings

*Research questions

*Genre and conventions

Looking ahead:

  1. Unit 2 Primary Source Description is due on October 6 by 11:59 pm

  1. Begin Unit 3 Readings:
  1. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 2 (available on the Protected Course Readings page)
  2. The New London Group, A Pedagogy of Multiliteracies: Designing Social Futures (PDF)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with one of these texts for an optional Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

Week 5 (September 19 & 21)

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Due:

  1. Unit 1 Primary Source Description due Friday, September 22, 11:59 pm. If you're not sure how to submit your Unit 1 PSD, come by during office hours or make an appointment for a conference this week.

  1. Class prep, 20 points: Submit draft of Unit 1 PSD by Tuesday class time. By Friday, review and optimize the organization/searchability of your blog, drawing on the guidelines discussed in class.

(Extra points suggestions: complete a Lynda.com tutorial surrounding a relevant technology, organize a peer review or discussion group)

What are we doing in class:

*Discussion of readings

*Content and Style (Rhetoric)

*Expository writing (PSD1)

*Organizing your website

Looking ahead:

  1. Unit 2 Reading Response due by 11:59 pm on September 29.

  1. Complete Unit 2 Readings:
  1. Arola, Sheppard, Ball, _Writer/Designer_, Ch. 1: "What Are Multimodal Projects?" (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 1)
  2. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 1 (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with your assigned text for the Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

Week 4 (September 12 & 14)

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Due:

  1. Class prep, 20 points: Submit a link to your draft Unit 1 Primary Source Description by class time Thursday (this is the link to your post on your blog) (+25 if it's used in class workshop), post one question about the Primary Source Description project to your blog using the "SOS" category by class time Tuesday
  2. Read G2W Chapter 8: Writing in Digital Spaces (complete the quiz for extra points: https://goo.gl/forms/QblL9sFsJ1mxg9h02)
  3. Read full project description for Primary Source Description

(Extra points suggestion: organize a group discussion of the readings for Unit Two, visit Dr. Wharton’s office hours with specific questions for discussion, contribute images/sounds/artifacts/signage to The Quilt archive)

What are we doing in class:

*Discussion of readings

*Content and Style (Rhetoric)

*Workshop PSD drafts

*Expository writing (PSDs)

*Observation and Note taking

Looking ahead:

  1. PSD1 drafts due by class time Tuesday next week (final draft of PSD1 is due September 22 at 11:59 pm)

  1. Begin Unit 2 Readings:
  1. Arola, Sheppard, Ball, _Writer/Designer_, Ch. 1: "What Are Multimodal Projects?" (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 1)
  2. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 1 (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with your assigned text for the Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

Submit an early draft of Unit 2 Reading Response and earn +20-50 for conference, revision, and reflection before submitting final draft (Unit 2 Reading Response due September 29 at 11:59 pm)

Week 3 (September 5 & 7)

*****MEET AT THE QUILT GALLERY--117 LUCKIE ST NW, ATLANTA, GA 30303--FOR CLASS TUESDAY*****

Right/Ctrl click on links below to open in a new tab or window. If you ever have questions about how to find course readings, email me before class, and I will help you find them. Please don't show up to class not having read and tell me you're unprepared because you couldn't find the reading.

The list of categories you should use to keep your blog organized is here: https://fall2017.rswsandbox.net/engl1103/uncategorized/use-these-categories-for-posts/.

Due:

  1. Unit 1 Reading Response is due by Friday, September 8 at 11:59 pm
  2. Class prep, 20 points: Submit a link to at least two annotations on your assigned Unit 1 reading in Hypothes.is (https://hypothes.is/) by class time Tuesday (if you can't figure out how to submit just your reading response annotations, just submit a link to your user page on Hypothes.is showing all the annotations you've made)
  3. Read G2W Chapter 2: Responding Rhetorically (complete the quiz (https://goo.gl/forms/KDEE1xXFmYgvRKIF3) for extra points)
  4. Complete/review Unit 1 reading:
  1. Kenneth Haltman, "Introduction" to _American Artifacts_, paying careful attention to his description and discussion of Prown's object analysis assignment. (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 1)
  2. Stephanie Fitzgerald, "The Cultural Work of a Mohegan Painted Basket". (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with your assigned text for the Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.
  1. One submission to The Quilt image, sound or artifact library (you don't have to do this by class time, though you're welcome to give it a try; we will talk about how to do this in class Thursday so that you can post something before Week 4's class meeting)
  2. Read Primary Source Description instructions. Choose a panel or section of The Quilt to study for Primary Source Description 1

What are we doing in class?

*What is a “primary source”?

*Analyzing textiles as multimodal rhetoric

Extra points suggestions:

  1. Use Gradian to turn-in an early draft of your Reading Response before class on Thursday, Sept. 7 (+10 if it's used for workshop, +20-50 if you conference, revise, and reflect before final draft is due)
  2. Upload a sound, image, sign, or artifact from or related to The Quilt to your website and embed it in a blog post that describes what it is and where it's from (+10-20)
  3. Comment on some of your peers’ blogs (+10-20)
  4. Visit your instructor during office hours (+20)
  5. Organize/Participate in a group conference or online study group and write up a reflection (+20)

Looking ahead:

  1. Draft of Unit 1 Primary Source Description due by class time on Thursday, September 14 (final draft due 11:59 pm on September 22)
  2. Begin Unit 2 Readings:
  1. Arola, Sheppard, Ball, _Writer/Designer_, Ch. 1: "What Are Multimodal Projects?" (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  2. Howard Rheingold, _Net Smart_, Ch. 1 (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with your assigned text for the Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.

Week 2 (August 29 & 31)

Begin Unit 1: Multimodal Primary Sources

Due:

  1. Class prep, 30 points:
  1. Create a user account on Hypothes.is and submit the link to your user page on Gradian
  2. Post a question about the Reading Responses on your blog using category "sos."
  3. Post your class notes from weeks one and two to your blog using category "class notes."
  1. Unit I Reading:
  1. Kenneth Haltman, "Introduction" to _American Artifacts_, paying careful attention to his description and discussion of Prown's object analysis assignment. (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 1)
  2. Stephanie Fitzgerald, "The Cultural Work of a Mohegan Painted Basket". (available on the Protected Course Readings page, group 2)
  3. Read both selections to prepare for class.
  4. Choose one supplemental reading to bring into conversation with your assigned text for the Reading Response. Here's a list of suggestions, or you can choose on your own in consultation with me.
  5. Here are some examples of strong reading responses from previous classes:
  1. https://hypothes.is/users/jjohnson315?q=tag%3A%23jmjrr2+tag%3A%23RecognizingCampusLandscapesasLearningSpaces+tag%3A%23atlsprs17
  2. https://hypothes.is/users/Kay.Cole?q=tag%3A%27%23cfcrr2+%23atlsprs17%27
  3. https://hypothes.is/search?q=tag%3A%23ra3ars
  4. https://hypothes.is/search?q=tag%3A%23ra1krs
  1. Guide to First-year Writing (G2W) Chapter 1: Defining Rhetoric (complete the quiz for extra points, remember to submit the quiz link on Gradian so that I know you've completed it)

Extra points suggestions:

  1. Use Gradian to turn-in an early draft of your Reading Response before class on Thursday, August 31 (+10 if it's used for workshop, +20-50 if you conference, revise, and reflect before final draft is due)
  2. Comment on some of your peers’ blogs (+10-20)
  3. Visit your instructor during office hours (+20)
  4. Organize/Participate in a group conference or online study group and write up a reflection (+20)

What are we doing in class?

*Reading Response project, using Hypothes.is

*Reading multimodal primary sources

*What is a primary source, and what do we do with one?

Looking ahead:

  1. Begin Reading Response 1 (Due September 8)
  2. Sign up for a Zotero account and submit a link to your user profile before class on Thursday, September 7 for extra points (+10)
  3. Review and post a question (use "sos" category, and submit a link on Gradian) about project description for Primary Source Descriptions (+10)

Week 1 (August 22 & 24)

Due:

  1. Class prep, 40 points:
  1. Purchase book
  2. sign up for Hypothes.is (https://hypothes.is/) and install browser plugin
  3. configure personal domain and WordPress site
  4. create an account on Gradian (http://gradian.gsucreate.org/web/) and enroll in the course I've create for us there
  1. Read course syllabus
  2. Review create.gsu.edu support documentation (http://support.gsucreate.org/):
  1. "Signing up"
  2. "WordPress"
  3. http://bit.ly/gsucreatesetup

Extra points suggestions:

  1. Syllabus quiz and review of web resources (+50)
  2. Complete an “About Me” page on your website (+20)

 

What are we doing in class?

*First day of class

*Introduction/logistics

*Getting Started With create.gsu.edu

*Setup of website

Looking ahead:

Read for Unit One