Archive for February, 2009

Writing: 1. Polish your reviews of each group and publish your review post. Remember: be respectful but constructive in your reactions and suggestions. 2. After viewing presentations on Monday, your company has chosen its technical writing team for its new project. Which team have you chosen, and why? What were the strengths and weaknesses of […]

Reading: Continue reading Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody. By Monday, you should have read up to Chapter 8 (p. 188). Sharing Communities Projects: Finish your wiki projects and be prepared to make short presentations about them to the class on Monday. Remember to include links, images, and screenshots. Blogging Assignment: Select one important quotation from […]

The college will be closed next Monday, so our next class session will be on Wednesday. Reading Assignment: Chapters 3, 4, and 5 of Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody Blogging Assignment: Link to a recent news story (one that has been published in the last week) that relates to something Shirky discusses in the above […]

Based on Chapters 1 & 2 of Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody: 1. I will put members of the class into groups of three students. 2. Each group should create a page for itself on 3. Each group should decide on a technical subject for this in-class project. 4. Each group should consider the […]

1. Read Chapters 1 and 2 of Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody 2. Catch up on any blogging assignments that you’ve missed. 3. Bookmark links on delicious and add a feed to your bookmarks to your sidebar. Remember to tag your bookmarks with our class tag. 4. Continue to comment on the blogs of your […]

Reading: Clay Shirky – Here Comes Everybody — Chapter 1 Writing: — Catch up on any blog posts you’ve missed. Make sure you’re up to date. — Add at least one feed to your blog sidebar through widgets (site should relate to the course) — Write a blog post that argues for a reason why […]



I’ve set up a single page that will display recent posts from all of our blogs. Check it out, bookmark the page, and use it to stay on top of new posts from your classmates. Tomorrow in class, I’ll explain how this works.