Schedule

Date: Reading Due: Writing Due: In-Class:
M-1/9 First day of class—Get situated; go over syllabus, blog set-up; video and discussion
W-1/11 (articles):“Psychology of Social Media: From Technology to Identity” –Riva, Wiederhold and Cipresso

“Monitoring persona” –Marshall

“What’s Your Personal Social Media Strategy?” –Dutta

Personal Site URL; Online Presence Profile (Bb) Discuss Readings; Intro Social Media Ethos Project (SMEP)—discuss options/brainstorm ideas; Affordances/Constraints of Various Media (generate charts)
M-1/16 MLK DAY!!

No class

MLK DAY!!

No class

MLK DAY!!

No class

W-1/18 (OWW):“The Transaction” (2-6); “Style” (18-24);“The Audience” (25-32)

(BBB): “Getting Started” thru “Perfectionism” (3-32)

(TTS): “Finding Good Topics: A Writer’s Questions” (20-22); “Finding Good Topics: An Editor’s Questions (22-24)

SFD Personal Narrative; SMEP entry 1 (blog) View Scott McCloud TED talk for discussion/comparison with readings; Workshop SFDs of Personal Narrative
M-1/23 (articles) “Cultures, Contexts, Images and Texts”—Yancey

“On Multimodal Composing”

“Multimodality: Challenges to Thinking About Language”-Kress

Mini-Analysis 1 (audio/visual/text)(Bb); Reader Review Draft Narrative (in-class) Reader Review of Personal Narrative; discussion of multimodality texts & mini-analysis 1; prep for translation to About Me page
W-1/25  (articles) “You Have One Identity”—Dijck

“I tweet honestly”—Marwick and boyd

SMEP entry 2; Mini-Analysis 2 (social media platforms)(Bb); Narrative Translated into About Page (in-class) Discuss readings & mini-analysis 2; Share About Pagesà Feedback
M-1/30 Project 1 Due (Bb)
Project 2 Introduced; Groups formed
W-2/1  (BBB) Part 2-The Writing Frame of Mind (95-130)

(TTS) “The Line Between Fact and Fiction” (164-169); “Taking Liberties” (187-189);“Reporting for Narrative” (24-28)

SMEP entry 3 (blog); Find and Replace (Bb) Discussion of readings; audience analysis for collaborative sites
M-2/6 (articles) links to 3 editorials on Bb

“oxygen of publicity”

“What is Web Content Strategy?”

Collaborative Resource Site process materials (in-class); Collaborative Project Log (Bb) Discussion of real/fake news readings; Collaborative Resource Site workshop
W-2/8 (articles) “Men, Women and Web 2.0”

“Content Strategy: An Integrative Literature Review”

(optional) 3 additional articles on gender (in Project 2 readings folder)

SMEP entry 4 (blog); Collaborative Resource Site process materials (in-class); Collaborative Project Log (Bb) Discussion of gender and digital media; Collaborative Resource Site workshop
M-2/13  (articles) “Tag-Untag”

“#Ferguson”

“Urban Social Media Demographics”

“User-centered Content Strategy Summary”

Collaborative Resource Site process materials (in-class); Collaborative Project Log (Bb) Discussion of race and digital media; Collaborative Resource Site workshop
W-2/15 Group-generated samples SMEP entry 5 (blog); Collaborative Resource Site process materials(in-class); Collaborative Project Log (Bb) Collaborative Resource Site workshop
M-2/20 Group-generated samples Collaborative Resource Site process materials (in-class) Collaborative Resource Site workshop; finalize sites for usability testing
W-2/22  (BBB)Someone to Read Your Drafts”-(162-171) SMEP entry 6 (blog); Review Usability Test Feedback (in-class) Usability Testing in 1020 classes; Discussion of feedback reading; begin developing content revision plans
M-2/27 SMEP entry 7 (blog); Content Revision Plans (in-class) Collaborative Resource Site workshop; revision and reader-review
W-3/1 Revised Sites Up (by 10am); Project 2 Due Usability Round 2—voting on winning site in 1020; Project 3 Introduced; Discussion of genre conventions; brainstorm possible projects
M-3/6  (listen) check out the links on the course blog for the “readings” this week! Diving deeper: what makes for an effective podcast?
W-3/8 Find 1 sample podcast to bring in SMEP entry 8 (blog); Bring in podcast sample Identifying rhetorically powerful sounds
M-3/13 SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!!
W-3/15 SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!! SPRING BREAK!!
M-3/20 SFD of podcast script (in-class) Workshop on software and tech use; sketch out tracks
W-3/22  Recording day!! Recording day!!

SMEP entry 9 (blog)

Recording day!! No class meeting. Record and document as needed. Schedule interview for this day?
M-3/27 Workshop day!! Workshop day!! Optional workshop for editing podcasts
W-3/29 SMEP entry 10 (blog); Almost-finished-drafts of podcasts (in-class) Studio critiques of works-in-progress. Reflect on feedback and draft revision plan. Rubric building.
M-4/3 Project 3 Due Listening party!! Showcase documentary projects. (Snacks?)
W-4/5 Introduce Project 4; Content Building Strategy brainstorm
M-4/10  WRITING SHOWCASE; Portfolio Site Conferences WRITING SHOWCASE; Portfolio Site Conferences WRITING SHOWCASE; Portfolio Site Conferences
W-4/12 (OWW) “A Writer’s Decisions”- (265-285) Content Building Strategy Draft/Web Page Drafts (in-class) Portfolio Site Workshop
M-4/17 (OWW) “Write as Well as You Can”-(286-294) Content Building Strategy Draft/Web Page Drafts (in-class) SET forms; Portfolio Site Workshop
W-4/19  Last class meeting!

(BBB) “The Last Class”(223-237)

Reader Review Drafts of Project 4 sites (in-class) Last class meeting: Discuss Lamott, debrief semester; final conferences for Project 4
M-4/24 Project 4 Due! (blog)
Project 4 Due! Optional conferences in Nicole’s office.
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