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Thursday, January 27, 2011

What the group is aiming at

Our 213 group has a main goal for each person's posts to this blog--"Demonstrate depth and understanding of reading by extending or challenging ideas encountered in course sources (especially finding links to discourse or reporting on the Web related to the readings)"
For those who don't have the course syllabus, the reading are

Marshall McLuhan and Quentin Fiore. The Medium is the Massage. Gingko Press, 2005.
Ellen Lupton. Thinking with Type. 2nd ed. Princeton Architectural Press, 2010.
Peter Morville. Ambient Findability. O'Reilly, 2005.
Clay Shirky. Here Comes Everybody. Penguin, 2008.

Articles and essays include:

Nicholas Carr, “Is Google Making Us Stupid?Atlantic July/August 2008

Clay Shirky, “Does the Internet Make You Smarter?Wall Street Journal 4 Jun 2010

Lera Boroditsky, "How Does Our Language Shape the Way We Think?" Edge. The Edge Foundation, 2009

Gary Brummett, Three Meanings of Epistemic Rhetoric. Paper given at the
Speech Ccommunication Association Convention, November, 1979

David H. Freeman, "The Aggressive Egg." Discover 13.6 (June 1992)

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