week 6 – Monday (25 July 2011)

Digital Economics

  • Housekeeping
  • Lecture
  • Discussion Leader
  • Group Project Introduction


  • Group discussion summary – comments (is anyone missing? there are only 18 folks represented): Anneka, Cecilia, Chia-HoDanny, Ian, Parisa
  • Resource: http://anti-social.cc/
  • FYI: someone does not have “write” privileges for the course blog. Check your dashboard! It should read “My Blogs” not “My Blog”. :-)


Discussion Leaders

Group Project (based on Diigo)

  • Questions about Diigo (results of last week’s lab)
  • This week: resources related to Twitter
    • Research, data, statistics
    • Examples from media (eg newspapers), public institutions (eg, government agencies, schools, universities), politicians and political action (eg, Egypt, Syria, Norway)
    • Not: tips, how-tos or tools
    • Be sure to also upload an avatar!
  • Assessment: quality of the source, quality of the headline, quality of the description, quality of the tags.
  • Dyads: discuss how you might tackle this project


  • For Wednesday: two comments on DL presentations – one on a presentation you participated in and one that you did not (due by 5pm Wed – category “comments” on the assignment sheet upload)
  • For Wednesday: No formal class – use the two hours to pull together your first set of recommended links (the lab will be open)
  • Due by 5pm Wednesday: six bookmarks
  • Due by 5pm Friday: four more bookmarks
  • Friday : DL reflections
  • Next week’s DLs: Cecilia, Grace, Jake, Parisa, Tim



Example : All Details Present


Example : What Is Missing?


Example : All Details Present


Example: What Is Missing?


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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