- Or conveying a message through other form of early communication: cuneiform, hieroglyphics, old Norse runes, smoke signals, Chinese calligraphy, etc.
- Compiling class collection electronically
- — Due Tuesday, September 16 Groups — A) Lauren, Amy, Carla and Katie.
B) Jack, Bruce, Jess R., and Emily
C) Suzannah, Shannon, Eric, Christian
D) Gwendolyn, Mary, Jess H.
2) Timeline/Database of representations of communication tech in popular media. — 0% as Groups — Proposals for timeline/database projects due Monday, September 22 with
Projects to be completed by later in the semester (date to be negotiated as a class, but likely mid-November).
Assignment for Monday, 9/22, publish a blog post with the following:
- Brainstorm 5 representations of information/communication technology for each member of your group
- Suggest 1 or 2 ways that such representations might be created (filling out a text only form, clips/screen captures, infographic, animated gif, etc.)
3) Develop a radio broadcast or news anchor interview about a real or made-up event, present or past — 10% as Groups — Due Tuesday, September 30
4) Live Tweeting Past Historical Events — 10% as Individuals (or, with approval, as Groups with different people as different parts) — Due Thursday, October 16
- Then chart the tweets on a timeline/MapStory? OR Storify and post to your blog.
- Measuring impact of twitter and other forms of communication
5) Propaganda campaign — 10% as Groups — Due Thursday, October 30
6) End of the semester projects – Choose 1 — 10% — Due Monday, December 1
- Making an infographic or video to display in the ITCC on ethics in the Digital Age (Individual)
- Documentary/video — video representation of the timeline of the entire class (Group)
- Infographic or other representation of research about the digital divide (Individual)
- Late in the semester, something with the greenscreen. (Group)
- Final post — Timeline of your work this semester (with evaluations) (Individual)