Friday, October 31, 2008

No Class Tuesday (11/4) - Go Vote!

We will not have class on Tuesday (11/4). Go vote!

I have updated the due dates for the annotated bibliography:

Due dates for readings remain the same.

Tuesday, November 4:
No Class - Go Vote!
Reading #4: "Can Wikipedia Ever Make the Grade?" by Brock Read. Chronicle of Higher Education (10/27/2006). [Use library catalog to locate article]
Post reading response on blog BY 11/6

Thursday, November 6:
Lecture and Discussion: How Search Engines Work / Using the Web for Research and
Lecture and Discussion: All About Google and Second Life
In Class Reading and Discussion: "Students Shun Search for Information Offline" (will be distributed in class)
Annotated Bibliography: Part 4 Due
10/30's Reading Report Due (should be posted on blog before beginning of class)

Tuesday, November 11:
Lecture and Discussion: Evaluating InformationTeam Activity: CRITIC
Reading #5: "Web Hoaxes, Counterfeit Sites, and Other Spurious Information on the Internet" (Electronic Reserves)
Post reading response on blog BY 11/18

Thursday, November 13:
Lecture and Discussion: Information Overload (alerts, blogs, listservs, RSS, etc.)
Assignment #2 (Final Annoted Bibliography: Part 5) Due