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=====Course Syllabus Spring 2017=====

==== Week of 10 Jan ====
- Online students will shadow the face to face class that starts 10 Jan. Read the CourseStatement2017 so you know what to expect. Then start the BootCamp2017 exercises. Use the same weekly deadlines for face to face class. First deadline is Jan 13. Second is Jan 15.
- introductions
- The Weblogs and Wikis wiki
- CourseStatement2017
- [[http://www.erhetoric.org/daybook/ The Daybook]]
- Using //WordPress: The Missing Manual//, 2nd edition. Note on the CourseStatement2017 page.
- BootCamp2017

Deadllines for this week
- Midnight 13 Jan: Weblog set up
- Midnight 15 Jan: Posting!


** reminder: Bootcamp deadine**: Mon 23 Jan: a reflection on these two weeks of Bootcamp set up. See the BootCamp2017 page for the criteria.

==== Week of 17 Jan ====
BootCamp2017 continues: Week Two is about RSS, CC and IP, setting up your weblog further, and practicing embedding media into blog posts. BootCamp2017 also suggests Continuing Activities.

**In class**
- Questions on the CourseStatement2017? Weekly Routine, Criteria for Engagement, reading and replying to others, multiple posts during the week ...
- Questions, problems, concerns, suggestions
- Refine your blog: [[https://lorelle.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/the-most-common-tiny-mistakes-made-when-setting-up-a-wordpress-site/ | Common Mistakes]], from lorelle.wordpress.com. This excellent page is WordPress Management in a Box: a wide-ranging set of tutorials for managing your blog.
- [[https://medium.com/@cogdog/cut-n-paste-creative-commons-flickr-attribution-helper-now-for-medium-3de64e3fd137#.1vsmkxhvr | Attribution Helper]] from @cogdog.
- Checking your progress: D2L > Assessments > User Progress > Grades

**Bootcamp Deadlines for this week**
Refer to BootCamp2017
- **Fri 20 Jan: Midnight**: post about Creative Commons and Intellectual Property
- Sat, Sun, Mon: Comment on those posts
- Mon 23 Jan: a reflection on these two weeks of Bootcamp set up.

==== Week of 24 Jan ====
- CC and RSS.
- Suggestions. How bootcamp went. Highlights. Tips. How did you do that? Tags and Categories.
- Refining your blog: [[https://lorelle.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/the-most-common-tiny-mistakes-made-when-setting-up-a-wordpress-site/ | Common Mistakes]], from lorelle.wordpress.com.
- Exercises for the week: WhatMakesABlogAndWhatDoBloggersDo
- Deadlines on Thursday, Sunday, and Monday. Make the Thursday deadline so that others in the class can comment and draw on your ideas on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

==== Week of 24 Jan ====
- Exercises for the week: WhatMakesABlogAndWhatDoBloggersDo
- Deadlines on **Thursday, Sunday, and Monday**. Make the Thursday deadline so that others in the class can comment and draw on your ideas on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.
- Refining your blog: [[https://lorelle.wordpress.com/2016/02/22/the-most-common-tiny-mistakes-made-when-setting-up-a-wordpress-site/ | Common Mistakes]], from lorelle.wordpress.com.

==== week of 31 Jan ====
- Considerations, insights, problems, solutions.
- Exercises for the week: BloggingIdentity
- [[http://lifestreamblog.com/lifelogging/ | Lifelogging]]
- [[http://feltron.com | Feltron]]
- [[https://thesocietypages.org/cyborgology/2012/07/10/templated-identity-construction/ | Templated Identity]]

- Deadline for first self-portrait: Weds, 1 Feb, midnight
- Deadline for second self-portriat: Sun, 5 Feb, midnight
- Deadline for reflection: Mon, 6 Feb, midnight.

==== Week of Feb 7 ====
- Discussion: BloggingIdentity
- Make the reflection worthwhile: HeuristicForWeeklyReflections
- Wikis. Bring a laptop if possible
- Morgan on wikis
- In class: intro to wiki
- **Online students**: Use the [[http://mcmorgan.clarify-it.com/d/dkyv7d | Getting Started on a Wiki]] tutorial. I'll email the invitation code.
- Then, do this: SettingUpAWikiNamePage
- Then the reading and writing for this week: WikisAreUs


==== Week of 14 Feb ====
- SentencesAboutWritingOnAWiki. Now that you've put your toe in the wiki water, it's time to jump in. Rather than taking it on in one session, approach SentencesAboutWritingOnAWiki two or three times during the week.
- Record the pages you worked with on your wiki name page.
- **Please post a reflection on how it went on your blog by class time**, Tue 21 Feb. (We have two students online who need to know what others are thinking about in their work!) We'll talk about those reflections in class.

==== Week of Feb 21 ====
- Review and discussion of work with SentencesAboutWritingOnAWiki
- Discussion on The Darker Side: starting a new page, and refactoring.
- What's next for wikis? NotesOnFederation
- Starting [[ProjectProposalAssignment | Project proposals]]

==== 28 Feb ====
- Last face to face meeting until April
- One to one consults on project proposals.

==== Week of Feb 28 ====
- ProjectProposalAssignment
- Draft project proposals due Mon Feb 27, midnight. Post them on a wiki page, not your blog, so we both can review and revise them. I'll review them and get back to you in class, Feb 28. Expect an approval or a request for revision.
- What makes a good project? One that meets the terms laid out in the ProjectProposalAssignment. Read that first, then consider, then do some research, then draft a project. As you do, you'll be able to shape the project.

If your proposal isn't approved on the first round, **re-submit before midnight Fri 3 March.** You'll have a response from me on Sat, 4 March.

For full credit, your project must **start Mon 6 Mar, 2017**. Projects officialy end on Mon 24 April.

==== 4 Apr Update ====
- During the week of April++ 3 - 9 ++10-14, you'll be taking studio tours of the projects of others. The assignment will be posted.
- Last class meeting: Apr 18. We will meet face to face to compare notes and talk about preparing final presentations.
- April 24: End of project.
- TBA: Final. Face to face students present their work.
- 4 May 2017 Online student reports due.

- ProjectProposalAssignment

==== Week of 10 Apr ====
- StudioTourExercise
Post the link to your Studio Tours as a Response to [[http://erhetoric.org/daybook/?p=9611 | this post]] on the Daybook.


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