We have extended the deadline for assignment 3 from Tuesday to Thursday of next week.
Please have your assignment ready to turn in at the beginning of class on 4/12.
The assignment 3 worksheet was handed out in class on Thursday (3/22) and is available for download in [docx] and [pdf] format. It is due at the beginning of class on Tuesday, April 10.
We handed back assignment 2 in class today.
Also see our feedback on assignment 2.
For those who want to get an early start on the final research paper the assignment sheet is now posted. Download it in docx or pdf format. The assignment will be due May 9th at 4pm to the main office.
Elisa will be leading a mini-workshop on looking for resources and creating a bibliography for the final paper at 8:30 am this Thursday. She will be around until 11, so drop by whenever it is convenient.
Also see this list of resources to help you find academic articles for your final paper.
Flickr mini-assignment #2 (post a photo of how you work) was handed out in class today.
We handed back assignment 1 today. For detailed notes please take a look at the assignment 1 feedback sheet.
We also handed out the assignment sheet [also in PDF format] for assignment 2 which will be due Tuesday March 6th. In preparation for the assignment you will keep a journal/diary of your work practices and use of paper or digital devices (which will NOT be turned in). Here is an example of the format your journal/diary might take. We encourage you to use photos in your work practice journal/diary.
Flickr Mini-Assignment #1: Thinking about Actor-Network Theory
Photograph an artifact/entity (human or non-human) that is not in use in the way we typically expect (either broken or enrolled in an uncommon or counter-intuitive way).
Post directly to our Flickr pool: http://www.flickr.com/groups/info203fall2012/ or (for those of you who don’t wish to create or use your Yahoo, Facebook or Google account to login – e-mail to Elisa: elisa @ ischool)
In the caption section answer one of these questions:
- What (missing) entities must it be enrolled with to make it what it more typically is?
- How is it enrolled in this particular case to make it what it isn’t?
Completing this mini-assignment contributes to your class participation grade. Due on Tuesday February 7.
Assignment 1 has just been posted on the assignments page. A paper copy will be handed out in class on Thursday. The assignment is due February 9th.