Week 7

Frameworks and Theories: Computer-Mediated Communication and Hypertext

Agenda

  • Guest Speaker
  • Group 3 Leads Discussion
  • Mini lecture/discussion
  • Projects

Guest Speaker

Discussion Leaders – Group 3

  • Anna – Reinventing Your Business Model
  • Erika – Reinventing Your Business Model
  • Marc – Technology and the Production of Difference
  • Melissa – Reinventing Your Business Model
  • Rose (absent – notes) – What Is New Media?

Mini-Lecture/Discussion

Readings

Projects

Notes on 1st paper

  • I get very cranky when I can’t find a source
  • Handout (pdf)
  • Median (midde): 3200 words
  • Mean (average): 3100
  • Range (from memory): 2300-4800
  • Target: 2500-3200

Presentations
As you start thinking about your draft presentations (due next Friday, 26 Feb) – here are exemplary presentations from the discussion leaders

  • Dean – full image bleed, minimal text, excellent use of white space, creativity/initiative (the text “build”). To improve: tell us who you on on that last credit slide!
  • Helen – clever blending of captions with images. To improve: tell us who you are on that last slide! Make images a little bigger.
  • Elizabeth – bold colors, creativity/initiative (Wordle image, YouTube), minimal text. To improve: tell us who you on on that last credit slide!
  • Scott – bold images, varied backgrounds, minimal text. To improve: tell us who you on on that last credit slide!

Project Buddies (try to read one another’s work)
(1)  Anna, Erika, Marc, Shelby
(2)  Antika, Nicole M, Xurxo
(3) Danielle, Helen, Inge, Sam
(4) Dean, Katia, Lynne,  Melissa
(5) Elizabeth, Janna, Lisa, Scott
(6) John, Rose, Stephen

Assignments

Book Reviews

  • Revised: Dean, ErikaJohn, KatiaMarc, Melissa, Rose, SamShelby (if your name is not linked, I did not see a followup email)
  • “Egg on my face” (help!)

Extra Credit

  • There is an extra credit reading next week (40 points – just like other readings – same criteria)

Due Date Changes

  • Draft presentation due Friday 26 February at noon 6pm (date can’t be changed – presentations start on 3 March)
    (Catalyst CollectIt document, feedback given and points assigned)
    Points: 25
  • Second paper (present/future) due Friday 5 March Saturday 6 March at noon
    (Catalyst CollectIt document, feedback given and points assigned)


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