Schedule & Topic Outline

Week 1: Introductions / Overview / Domains

FYS 142 Syllabus

August 29

  • Course Overview
  • Canvas Site: will be used primarily to post grades and course announcements.
  • Build Syllabus

August 31

Week 2: Domain of One’s Own

September 5

September 7

Week 3: Historical Perspectives

September 12

September 14

  • Continue discussion on historical perspectives
  • In class: all will be responders and searchers.
  • Due: Blog Post #3, by the start of class.
  • (suggested) Ch 3, Writing Analytically

Week 4: Networks & Social Media

September 19

September 21

Extra Credit:

 

Week 5: Digital Identities

September 26

  • Read: Claim Your Domain by Audrey Watters, Introduction and Chapter 2. Available via Canvas.
  • Read: Digital Identities: Six Key Selves in Networked Publics
  • Writers: Cortney, James, Chris, Robert, Isaac
    • Write a blog post on these two readings.
    • Due: September 28, start of class
  • Responders: Julius, Deborah, Jordan L, Stephen, Matt
    • Comment on at least 2 posts by writers.
    • Due: September 30, noon
  • Searchers: Jess, Blake, Ethan, Jordan S, Siyu
    • Post two annotated resources on digital identities.
    • Due: September 30, noon

September 28

  • Tim Chambers, Who Owns the Digital You? in Huffington Post:
  • Digital Activity #5: Google Yourself
    • Due by the start of class, Tuesday, October 3.
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