Week 1 – June 20 (Monday)

Details on our first day together!

Syllabus Exercise

Using the online syllabus, answer these questions individually. We will then answer them in small groups. [Print WordDoc]

  1. Where do you find the readings for this class?
  2. What are the responsibilities of small group discussion leaders?
  3. How often (and when) must students “blog” reading reflections?
  4. Do you have to do an “individual project” in this course?
  5. How important is class participation to the final grade?
  6. What is the difference between a reading post and a resource post?
  7. How do you “turn in” an assignment in this class?
  8. How much of your grade is “pick-and-choose”?
  9. Discussion leaders must make two blog posts. What are they?
  10. At what point in the quarter should you have decided whether or not you are going to do an individual project?

Demo eReserve

Complete Class Survey

Wednesday Lab (preliminary, high-level overview)

Lab attendance is required this week.

  • Create student blogs using Word Press ; please use your UWNetID as your login/account name if it is available. That will make your WordPress URL <uwnetid.wordpress.com>
  • Create an initial blog post, 200-300 words, on how you use digital media in your life everyday. Categorize the blog post “assignment”
  • Post the blog URL (link) using TypeWithMe
  • Post the initial blog post URL (link) using assignment submittal form



About Kathy E. Gill (@kegill)

Digital evangelist, writer, teacher. Webmaster at King County Elections; educator at UW. Transplanted Southerner; teach newbies to ride motorcycles! @kegill, gplus.to/kegill, http://wiredpen.com

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