Syllabus

 

Date Subject Reading Homework
W 8/29 Introductions
W 9/5 Rhetoric Crash Course & Techno-Dispositions McChesney – Digital Disconnect, Ch. 1 Fill Out Tech Survey
M 9/10 Division Definitions: ATX & USA Straubhaar et al. – Inequity in the Technopolis, Chs. 3 & 5
W 9/12 Seeing the Divide Elsewhere Holmes et al.; Wohlsen; Anderson; Rogers RS1 Due
M 9/17 Burying Lies about Libraries Neuman; Mourdoukoutas; McKay; Ha
W 9/19 When the Digital Divides Eubanks – Automating Inequality, Ch. 5 RS2 Due
M 9/24 Telolearning & Self-Edits: Webinar! Winner; Ohmann
W 9/26 In-Class Peer Review Bring Paper 1 Hardcopy to Class
M 10/1 Revising the Divide: Disparities Without Echoed Within Paper 1 Due
W 10/3 Coding Division Wachter-Boettcher – Technically Wrong, Chs. 1 & 2
M 10/8 Workers of the World [Wide Web] Unite Henwood; Schapiro
W 10/10 Construing Identity Constructions boyd – It’s Complicated, Ch. 1 RS3 Due
M 10/15 Natives & Immigrants/Bart & Homer Prensky; Helsper & Enyon
W 10/17 Race & Rhetoric boyd – It’s Complicated, Ch. 6; Jackson RS4 Due
M 10/22 Gender & Performance Penny – Cybersexim
W 10/24 Causes & Kairos Gladwell; Mirani; TBA Twitter @ssignment Due
M 10/29 Bleak Morrow Corder
W 10/31 Peer-2-Peer Review Paper 2 Due
M 11/5 A New Vision of Division: Those Within Without Control Paper 2 Revisions Due
W 11/7 Toil & Trouble Pariser – Filter Bubble, intro
M 11/12 @dvertisements Goel Bring RS5 Hardcopy to Class
W 11/14 #FakeNews! Sad! TBA
M 11/26 Writing On[the dotted]Line: Analog/Digital & #Twitterature Lanham – Electronic Word, Ch. 1 Bring RS5 Hardcopy to Class
W 11/28 Terms & Conditions May Apply
M 12/3 Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custodes? Healy Paper 3 Blog Post
W 12/5 Net Neutrality & Pirate Nets Classmate Blog Posts Blog Peer Review Comments Due
M 12/10 Course Evaluations & Žižek on the Commons Žižek – In Defense of Lost Causes, Ch. 9, pt. 1 Paper 3 Amplification
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