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Notes, Jan 27 2015

danah boyd’s chapter

  • Her topic: being always on
    • We’re always on because we like 1) information, and 2) people
      • Those join together into context (when appropriate) (73)
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Analysis of "Participating in the Always-On Lifestyle"

Right from the start it is evident that danah boyd knows her audience. Surveys are a common event in the internet world. They are everywhere from shopping sites to social media. 414 more words

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Tips and Technology for RA1

I’ll cover 3 things in this post that might help you succeed in RA1: how to link to a specific tweet, how to add links to outside sources from WordPress, and some general tips as you think about the project. 717 more words

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Blog Post #2: Thinking Critically About Snark

I visit Snark Squad* on a daily basis.  Primarily a recap blog that “snarks” or picks apart pop culture such as television shows, movies, and children’s book series, their posts have also taught me to think more critically about the content I consume and the strengths and weaknesses inherent in different mediums (preparing me, in an informal way, for this class!).   936 more words

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Sample post with tweet (homework for Tues Jan 27)

How entertainment, education, search and much more depend on #fairuse: http://t.co/P3YKIPX5KB

— CMSI (@CMSImpact) January 22, 2015

I think this article will work well because it’s clearly making an argument.

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Rhetorical Analysis 1: Analyzing a Text

Update: I posted some tips on this project in another post.


We’ll talk a lot in class about rhetoric, a word that is often defined as “the art of communicating effectively” or sometimes “the art of persuasion.” This is an assignment where you’ll practice analyzing someone else’s rhetoric–that is, the strategies someone else used while communicating. 869 more words

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Teaching the Rhetorical Situation

I use this helpful poster from CCC to define and discuss “rhetorical situation” with Basic Writing (ENG 1010) students. In particular, we make liberal use of the diagram… 805 more words