Syllabus

 

 

Date

Subject

Reading

Homework

W 1/23 Introductions

UNIT ONE:

DIVIDED PLACES

M 1/28 The Question Concerning Technology McLuhan – The Medium is the Massage Fill Out Tech Survey
W 1/30 Politechs & Rhetoric Winner; Latour
M 2/4 Techno-Dispositions McChesney – Digital Disconnect, Ch. 1; Stein
W 2/6 Division Definitions: ATX & USA Straubhaar et al. – Inequity in the Technopolis, Chs. 3, 4, & 5
M 2/11 Seeing the Divide Elsewhere Holmes et al.; Wohlsen; Anderson; Rogers RS1 Due
W 2/13 Burying Lies about Libraries Neuman; Mourdoukoutas; McKay; Ha
M 2/18 Telolearning & Self-Edits: Webinar! WhymanLohr RS2 Due
W 2/20 When the Digital Divides Eubanks – Automating Inequality, Ch. 5; “Hippocratic Oath”
M 2/25 In-Class Peer Review Bring Paper 1 Hardcopy to Class

UNIT TWO:

DIVIDED PEOPLE

W 2/27 Revising the Divide: Disparities Without Echoed Within Paper 1 Due
M 3/4 Coding Division Wachter-Boettcher – Technically Wrong, Chs. 1 & 2
W 3/6 Workers of the World [Wide Web] Unite Henwood; Schapiro
M 3/11 Causes & Kairos Gladwell; Mirani; Schiappa RS3 Due
W 3/13 Bleak Morrow & Constructing Identities boyd – It’s Complicated, Ch. 1; Corder Twitter @ssignment

SPRING

BREAK

M 3/25 Natives & Immigrants/Bart & Homer Prensky; Helsper & Enyon
W 3/27 Gender & Performance Penny – Cybersexim RS4
M 4/1 Race & Rhetoric boyd – It’s Complicated, Ch. 6; Timberg & Harwell
W 4/3 P2P Review Paper 2 Due

UNIT THREE:

DIVIDED PARTICIPATION

M 4/8 A New Vision of Division: Those Within Without Control Paper 2 Revisions Due
W 4/10 Toil & Trouble Pariser – Filter Bubble, intro; Broderick & Darmanin
M 4/15 @dvertisements Goel; Lapowsky; Manjoo RS5 Due
W 4/17 #FakeNews! Sad! Tufekci; Read; Meyer
M 4/22 Testing Intelligence Metz; Turing
W 4/24 Net Neutrality & Pirate Nets Sohn; Song
M 4/29 Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? HealyDeleuze Paper 3 Twitter Thread Due
W 5/1 Alternative 2 Control? Delete Koebler; Malmgren; Fong; Day Twitter Peer Review Due
M 5/6 Writing On[the dotted]Line Lanham – Electronic Word, Ch. 1
W 5/8 Course Evaluations & Žižek on the Commons Žižek – In Defense of Lost Causes, Ch. 9, pt. 1 Paper 3 Blog Amplification
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