Week 7, Oct. 2

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Tuesday, October 2

Due

  • Reading: Select at least one recent article from the course's Feed Aggregator and read it.
  • Reading Responses: Write a response to one of these articles. Summarize the ideas, then connect one or more to your ongoing discussions of the future of the book. Use the tags: reading response, and any others that you wish. (Use all lower case for tags for consistency.) Comment on the reading responses from Tuesday, and be sure to reply to any comments on your own responses.

On Your Own

  • First 10 minutes: Read and respond to some of the reading responses posted for today.
  • Asset Collection and Development: Continue the process of Asset Collection and Development and be prepared to have your progress checked and discussed in class.
  • Meet with your new Collaborative Project Team

Group Activities

  • Discussion of Collaborative Projects. Review the guidelines for the the Collaborative Project (posted by 10/2). Meet with your team to discuss roles, timeline, and other team or project logistics.

For Thursday, October 4

  • The team leader should create a Dropbox folder that you can share as a team for this project and invite all team members and Dr. Blakesley (david.blakesley@gmail.com). Since you may be sharing this with a number of people, use this naming convention: CourseNumber Project Name Assets (e.g., 487-687 Morte Darthur).
  • Reading: Select at least one recent article from the course's Feed Aggregator and read it. A response is optional.
  • Reading Responses: Comment on the reading responses from Tuesday, and be sure to reply to any comments on your own responses.

Thursday, October 4

  • Reading: Select at least one recent article from the course's Feed Aggregator and read it. A response is optional.
  • Reading Responses: Comment on the reading responses from Tuesday, and be sure to reply to any comments on your own responses.

On Your Own

  • Learning Module 6: Creating an ePub eBook Part 2

For Tuesday, October 9

  • Watching: Craig Mod: Edges and Boundaries and the Future of the Book at Vimeo
  • Reading: Read "Platforming Books" by Craig Mod
  • Reading Responses: What does it mean to "platform a book?" How does Craig Mod meet challenges that you might face in your own book projects? Use the tags: reading response, craig mod, and any others that you wish. (Use all lower case for tags for consistency.) Comment on the reading responses from Tuesday, and be sure to reply to any comments on your own responses.