November 2, 2016
- Results of our In-Class Non-Verbal Bias Study
- Research Apprenticeship – status reportMind Over Media Cynthia and Francesca / Celebrity – Girls Isabelle, Annabelle and Tori / AT&T Policy – Business Christine and Gregg / AT&T Ad Analysis Eric, Sam and Kelly
- YouTube Connections: Padlet Wall for Chapter 6
- Review Flipgrid and key ideas from the chapter
- Key ideas for VanDijck, Chapter 6
- View and Discuss: “YouTube Cult”
TO PREPARE FOR OUR CLASS ON NOVEMBER 9
Wikipedia and Scholarly Communication in Media Studies. How is the Internet changing the nature of knowledge?
READ: Van Dijck, The Culture of Connectivity Chapter 7 (pps 132 – 153)
READ: Hargittai, Eszther & Shaw, Aaron. (2014). Mind the skills gap: The role of Internet know-how and gender in differentiated contributions to Wikipedia. Information, Communication and Society 18(4): 424 – 442. PDF
*****OPTIONAL READING: Wadewitz, Adrienne, Geller, Anne, and Beasely-Murray, J. (2010). Wiki-Hacking: Opening Up the Academy with Wikipedia. User: Wadewitz/Teaching Essay. Wikipedia. Online:
*****OPTIONAL READING: Weinberger, David. 2008. Chapter 10. Everything is Miscellaneous. New York: Macmillan.
After reading, compose two responses (one for each reading) and post to our Muut Discussion Board. Please read the comments of others who have posted and reply to at least 2 participants.
DUE NOVEMBER 9: Research Apprenticeship. Cut and paste your work to the Google Doc here. You may also post to your course website.