Week 8 : Thinking About The Future

Agenda

  • Guest Speaker
  • Housekeeping: Gradesheet
  • Group 3 Leads Discussion
  • Projects
  • Reading (time permitting)

Guest Speaker

  • Doug Rowan, Imaging Solutions (former CEO of Corbis)
    Doug has served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Imaging Solutions Corporation since June 1997. He served as the President and Chief Executive Officer of Corbis Corporation from April 1994 to July 1997. At Corbis, he oversaw the acquisition of the Bettmann Archive, established the Corbis brand and migrated the Corbis business from off-line licensing and CD-ROMs to the Corbis online licensing business.

Discussion Leaders – Group 4

  1. Antika – How do people really seek information about others (slideshare)
  2. Janna – Whose Space? Differences Among Users and Non-Users of Social Network Sites
  3. Sam – The Age of Ego-Casting (slideshare)
  4. Lynne – How do people really seek information about others (slideshare post)
  5. Stephen – The Age of Ego-Casting (slideshare)

Projects

Project Buddies (structured discussion)

(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

Presentation:

  • Looking for six (6) volunteers to present NEXT WEEK — Xuxro, Scott, Stephen, Helen, Elizabeth, Erika
  • Goal – 5-7 slides plus title and credit/contact. All will be shared on Slideshare.net
  • Maximum time – 10 minutes including questions so prepare for 7 minute talk
  • Points deducted for traditional PPT presentations
  • Assessment

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!

Assignments

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 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 Saturday 6 March at noon
    (Catalyst CollectIt document, feedback given and points assigned)
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