Schedule

Semester Schedule of Events by Week

This schedule is bound to change.

Week

Theme

Work Due

Week 1 introductions introductions
Week 2 thinking about literacy / digital literacy
Week 3 thinking about Access / Social Justice / Literacy
Week 4 Thinking about technological histories
Week 5 thinking about educational contexts
Week 6 exploring videogames & learning
  • Pencil, Ch. 5
  • Marc Prensky, “Why Games
  • PROJECT 1 DRAFT DUE 2/10
Week 7 thinking about literacy and identity
Week 8 thinking about literacy and identity con’d
Spring Break
Week 9 thinking about authority and authorship
  • Pencil, Ch. 9
  • Transmedia, Section 1
Week 10 exploring social networking
Week 11 exploring social networking con’d
Week 12 thinking about mash-ups, remix, and remediation
Week 13 thinking about mash-ups, remix, and remediation con’d
Week 14 future of writing, literacy, and technology
  • Pencil, Ch. 12
  • The Diamond Age, 1st half
Week 15 WILD CARD!
  • The Diamond Age, 2nd half
  • COURSE REFLECTION COMPOSITION DUE
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