week 4 – Wednesday (13 July 2011)

Networks (social & technological)

  • Lecture/Discussion
  • Discussion Leaders
  • Lab: Resource Blog Posts


  • Still need email addresses used with WP blog (week 2 request – have 17) – TypeWith.me
  • Summary of assignments coming!
  • Note: if you do not hear back from me promptly at my UW address, remember to use kegill at gmail . You also always have the option of texting me (you have my cell number in every email I send).



Discussion Leaders


  • Resource Posts are short (two-four paragraphs) reviews of external resources related to the class; one post per week may be made from weeks four-nine; must be related to weekly theme, must include annotation as well as resource title as hyperlink
    • Each weekly resource post must be categorized “resources”.
    • These posts are due Monday at 9 am. No late posts accepted.

Points assigned per the following list:

  • Meets requirements – 25 points
  • Over-under word count, grammatical errors, improper hyperlink – 10 points
  • Resource blog post requirements:
    • Catchy and informative title
    • Properly formatted hyperlink (appropriate text is the hyperlink, not the URL)
    • Sufficient narrative to let us know why the resources are important
    • Properly categorized
    • Related to weekly theme
    • Due Monday 9am for prior week’s topic; week four topic due Monday of week 5

Next Week

How to embed slideshare into your WP blog. You have to go the primary page for the Slideshare show.


How To Embed Slideshare on WordPress.com


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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