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Meets Monday and Wednesday @ 3:15 - 4:30 pm
Instructor: Bruce Matsunaga
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This schedule is tentative; we will amend it as the semester progresses. Since the class will be composed of students with various levels of experience with computer applications, we will adjust the schedule accordingly. The class website will reflect all changes to the syllabus.
All reading assignments are due on the date listed. Interface Culture is listed as IC. The page numbers are in parenthesis.
Our WebBoard address is: http://english.asu.edu:8080/~matsunaga
August 20 - Introduction to the course. WebBoard activities
August 22 - (Aug 26th is last day to add/drop) Basic Internet use: Browsers and Searches.
The Basics of Internet Searching *IE only
Activities - Searching
August 27 - Read Searching the Internet | More Basic Internet use.
Internet terms, disciplinary resources, portals
August 29 - IC Preface and Ch 1. Listservs
See WebBoard for assignments
Public Interest Show from 8/28/01 (RealAudio) on Waldrop's book The Dream Machine: J.C.R. Licklider and the Revolution That Made Computing Personal (Optional listening).
September 3 - Labor Day, No Class
September 5 - Word (bring in resume material)
September 10 - IC Ch 4.
September 12 - (Sep 14th unrestricted withdrawal deadline) IC Ch 2, 5.
September 17 - PowerPoint
September 19 - IC Ch 3, 6.
September 24 -
September 26 - IC Ch Conclusion.
October 1 - Photoshop
October 3 - Special web cast - David Halperin in CC Auditorium 12:00 - 2:00
October 8 - Special web cast - Dominick LaCapra LSE 104, 6:30-8:30
October 10 -
October 15 -
October 17 - Research Project Due.
October 22 - HTML and Dreamweaver
October 24 - Special web cast - Wlad Godzich, The Fletcher Lecture, 6-8 PM in LSE 104.
October 29 -
October 31 -
November 5 -
November 7 -
November 12 - Veteran's Day, No Class
November 14 - Emerging Technologies
November 19 - Workshop Portfolios
November 21 - Workshop Portfolios
November 26 - Flex day
November 28 - Presentations
December 3 - Last day of class - Presentations
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