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===== ENGL 4706: Breaking the Book Fall 2016 Syllabus =====


=== Required Texts ===
All are available via Amazon and (hopefully) the BSU Bookstore. Used copies are showing up on Amazon.

- Emerson, Lori. //Reading Writing Interfaces: From the Digital to the Bookbound//. Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2014 ISBN-10: 0816691266 ISBN-13: 978-0816691265.
- Kitzman, Andreas. //Hypertext Handbook: The Straight Story//. Peter Lang Publishing, 2006. ISBN-10: 082047441X ISBN-13: 978-0820474410
- McLuan, Marshall, and David Carson. //The Book of Probes//. Gingko Press, 2011. ISBN-10: 1584232528 ISBN-13: 978-1584232520

Most of the readings for the course will be online and in printable pdf.


==== week of Aug 22: Writing as Technology ====
- intros
- [[ENGL4706Fall2016Statement]]
- Discussion on writing and materiality
- Exercise for Aug 29 : DeviseAWritingTechnology

==== week of 29 Aug: Writing Technologies ====
- review of 22 aug
- Exercise for Aug 29 : DeviseAWritingTechnology
- In class, present and discuss writing technologies

==== week of 5 Sep ====
- no class: Labor Day

==== for week of 12 Sep: TheBookAsInterface ====
Read, take notes on, commonplace, come to class ready to question, discuss, consider, exemplify, extend.

==== for week of 18 Sep: TheBookAsInterfacePart2 ====

==== for week of 3 Oct: ReadingTheScreen ====

==== for week of Oct 17: WritingAndTheMind ====

==== for week 0f Oct 24: [[Typewriters]] ====

==== for week 0f Oct 31 - Nov 14: [[BookOfProbes]] ====
LittleBookOfProbesProject. **Hand in your little book of probes physically Tuesday**, by 2:00 pm. Drop box mext to office door at HS 314.


==== for week of 28 Nov: Hypertext ====
- Discussion of little books of probes
- Kitzmann. //Hypertext Handbook//, chap 1 and 2, to p 71
- Expect a project to be assigned for our final meeting.
- MorgansNotesOnKitzmannPart1

==== for week of 5 Dec: Hypertext ====
- Kitzmann. //Hypertext Handbook//, chap 3 and 4
- Review of hypertexts you read from last week.
- The future of the book.
- BreakingTheBookFinalProject : Mapping the Territory
- Due at my office, HS 314, by Mon 12 Dec, 4:00 pm.

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