Tuesday, September 21, 2010

T and T Sept 21/22 2010

T and T Sept 21/22 2010


A12 - 10:30 - 11:00
A11 - 1:45 - 3:00
Google docs accounts - professional names please!
Create a wiki (PBWorks or Wikispaces) - create, make pages, make pretty, edit sidebar, add video, add users


To get rid of pbworks update emails - login and go to Account - Home and select how often you want to receive email (at the bottom).
Who is R Redekopp?

Important Idea 2 (A15 and 17) - Supervise yourself samples

Take the poll from Polleverywhere.com

Marshall McLuhan (disinfodave on YouTube) - enhance, obsolesce, retrieve, reverse
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.
"Are You Playing Attention?" (A17)

Is Google Making Us Stupid? (Did not do with A11or A15)
  • 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 Net’s image.” Yes??? Is our reading always going to be scattered now?
Sample exam question: Are we more connected and more isolated at the same time?

 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 (click on the Listen link)

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

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