Google +

We will share most of our work in a Google+ Community. We can upload images, respond to each other’s ideas, and share links and artifacts here.

Calendar

Course calendar can be found above and HERE.

The Web’s Secret Stories

Make Cycles

Make Cycles

Our course is organized by two week “make cycles,” a term I borrow from Connected Learning. We will spend two weeks in each make cycle focused on an aspect of digital literacies, asking along the way who constructs our digital selves, how do we work within the space between open and private, how can we hack systems, remix ideas, and use the web to be seen and heard? Each make cycle will have some writing and some making that we will share.

  1. Make Cycle 1– About Me: Self, Selfies, and the Quantified Self
  2. Make Cycle 2– Data Driven: Who collects, owns, and benefits from our data?
  3. Make Cycle 3– Hacking the Web: Hack, Act, Disrupt
  4. Make Cycle 4–Student Choice: Gaming, Coding, Choose Your Own Adventure
  5. Make Cycle 5–Student Choice: Gaming, Coding, Choose Your Own Adventure
  6. Make Cycle 6–Seen & Heard: Hashtag, Distribute, and Amplify
  7. Make Cycle 7– Remix: Remix, Revise, Reflect

I will add the new make cycle on Wednesday evenings near the end of a cycle, so you can expect to see Make Cycle 2 posted on Wednesday, Jan 31 and then a new cycle shared every other Wednesday after that. They will appear in the drop down menu at the top of our course site under Make Cycles.

Again, you can find the links to the Make Cycles in the drop down menu above and in the numbered list on this page (above). As I add new weeks to the drop down menu, I will archive the previous weeks’ cycles on this page.


Below are the platforms we will use in this course:

Our Course Website: http://kimjaxon.com/engl130
No need to log-in to this site, but make sure you bookmark the link so you can check often.

Google Plus (G+) Community:
Each workshop team will have a G+ space where you will share assignments, links, talk about ideas, and give feedback to your smaller team. No need to create a separate log-in for anything Google related (this includes YouTube, etc). You can log in to your Google Drive using your portal ID using this link.

Once you log in to Google Drive, you can follow the link below for YOUR specific workshop team to join that G+ community. Only join the G+ community for your team below.

Google Docs: http://www.csuchico.edu/google/
You already have access to Google Docs because Chico State uses Google Apps for Education. No need to create a separate log-in for anything Google related (this includes YouTube, etc). You can log in to your Google Drive using your portal ID from the link above. For sharing with Kim: kjaxon@mail.csuchico.edu

Twitter: http://twitter.com (optional, but it sure would be cool if you’d try it out)
Twitter is a way for us to create community inside and outside of class. If you’re game, create an account. Then, start following Kim by going to http://twitter.com/drjaxon. You can also follow each other once you create accounts; we can make a class list. There are a ton of resources and professionals on twitter to follow. Our class hashtag is: #Jaxon130