Thursday, January 14, 2010

T and T Jan 14-15


Discuss McLuhan video and ideas.

  • What is the difference between hot and cool media?
  • Is a wiki a hot or cool medium?
  • What are the four effects of any new medium? Show how this happens with a cell phone.

Is Google Making Use Stupid?

  • What kinds of reading do you do online?
  • Can you do more than skim or are you able to do 'deep reading'?
  • When the Net absorbs a medium, that medium is re-created in the Nets image. Yes??? Is our reading always going to be scattered now?


Discuss assignment 1 parameters and make a rubric at Rubistar
        Other rubric sites - Eastern School District (Nfld), Kathy Schrock, Teach-noloy

Create a wiki (PBWorks or Wikispaces) - create, make pages, make pretty, edit sidebar, add video, add users

Citation Sites - BibMe, EasyBib, RefWorks (via UofM library site),

  For next week:

Read Don Tapscott Grown Up Digital excerpt - OR choose one of the business week 8 part series from Don's Articles.

Read one of the articles or reviews of the The Dumbest Generation by Mark Bauerlein.
Listen to an interview on PBS with both Tapscott and Bauerlein

OR TVO with Gary Small and Don Tapscott - click on the Your Brain on Tech tab if necessary

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