In groups of four: Building on your responses, create a list of the key oppositions (or “divisions”) that drive this group of essays. Example: digital immigrants vs. digital natives. Try to come up with four or five oppositions, keyed to specific pages in the book.
- What metaphor or value do both sides of the opposition assume or rely upon?
- What third term, concept, or value do they both fail to consider or explore?
- Prezi: Lauren, Keturah, Allison, Lindsay, Ashley
- Blogs: Mollie, Jonathan, Sophie, Torie
- Animation: Chinny, Liz, Emily
- Other (1): Helen (Twitter), Jabari (audio), Shawn (video)
- Other (2): Kristin (iBooks Author), Nicole (VuVox), Parker (maps/plans)
- What possibilities of expression does this medium seem most to afford?
- What does it seem to make difficult (to dis-afford)?
Fastwrite: What pleases you most about your blog? What concerns you most?
- Ashley: Quoting images and video
- Sophie: Alternating long and short posts
- Comment on two blogs by writers outside your groups
- Invite (by email or twitter) two readers from outside this class to read one of the blogs in it
- Invite (by email or twitter) two readers to follow your blog
Moment of Zen
One possible response to Duke Memes
- Continue blogging.
- Comment on other blogs from this course.
- Post r6 (response to section two of Digital Divide) by 9:00 am, Tues, 2/28.
- Come to class with two ideas for a digital essay.