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WRITING

TO THE WORLD WIDE WEB

 

TENTATIVE CLASS SCHEDULE

Note: Please stay on top of class activities, since this is only a rough guide of what we will be doing and when. I like to make adjustments as student needs and interests (or computer glitches) dictate.

 Project One

Week 1:

Tues. 6/26: Introductions. Assignment for 7/8, Preface, Chap. 1, and Handbook.

Wed. 6/26: Surfer Observation Exersize for PO Reports due 7/9.

Thurs. 6/27: Project One Workshop Day.

Week 2:

Tues. 7/8: Quiz Chap. 1. Assignment for next week Chap. 2, 3, 5. Discussion Web Structure, Interactivity. The Palace

Wed. 7/9: Discussion from Handout. Reading assignment Going Into the Woods and Turkle reading for 7/23. Participant-Observer Report due to ssminnow. Work on Class Web Ginger. Polish Project One for the crit.

Thurs. 7/10: Project One Crit Day. Introduce Project 2.

 Project Two

Week 3:

Tues. 7/15: Quiz Chap. 2, 3, 5. Assignment for 7/22, 4, 12. Audience Analysis due 7/22.

Wed. 7/16: Going Into the Woods and Turkle reading discussion in MOOspace. PO Reports due 7/23. Reading assignment for 7/23, July CMC Magazine.

Thurs. 7/17: Project Two Workshop Day.

Week 4:

Tues. 7/22: Quiz Chap. 4, 12. Assignment for next week Chap. 6, 7, 8. Audience Analysis due. Discussion Audience, Layout, Load time. Form groups for Project 3.

Wed. 7/23: Guest Speaker. Reading assignment TBA for 7/30. Participant-Observer Report due to ssminnow. Work on Class Web Ginger. Polish Project Two for the crit.

Thurs. 7/24: Project Two Crit Day. Introduce Project 3. Group Planning Session.

 Project Three

Week 5:

Tues. 7/29: Quiz Chap. 6, 7, 8. Assignment for 8/5 Chap. 9, 10, 11. Design Spec Sheet due 8/5.

Wed. 7/30: Panopticon reading discussion in MOOspace. PO Reports due 8/6. Reading assignment for 8/6, Robert Coover, The End of Books, Michael Joyce, hyperfiction.

Thurs. 7/31: Project Three Workshop Day.

Week 6:

Tues. 8/5: Quiz Chap. 9, 10, 11. Experiential VRML discussion. Pushing the limits. Design Spec Sheets due. Complete Audience Analysis for Client. Usability testing.

Wed. 8/6: The wild-eyed edges of theory. Discussion on Coover, Joyce, Sci-Fi jacking into the Matrix. Participant-Observer Report due to ssminnow. Finish Class Web Ginger. Polish Project Three for the crit.

Thurs. 7/24: Project Three Crit Day. Munchies. Crazy Home Page Contest Redux.

 

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