Here are a few (anonymized) answers from assignment 1 that received a perfect score.
answer for question 1 – using Diffusion of Innovations (Rogers) and Fischer’s User Heuristic approach
another answer for question 1 – using Actor-Network Theory (Latour) and Fischer’s User Heuristic approach (with brief mention of Bijker/SCOT)
answer for question 2 – using Social Construction of Technology (Bijker) and Actor-Network Theory (Latour)
answer for question 3 – using Fischer’s user heuristic approach and Social Construction of Technology (Bijker)
A document in [docx] or [pdf] format with some suggestions about where and how to find 203 and topically relevant articles to cite for Part II of your second assignment.
Assignment 2 has been posted. It is due on Thursday March 14th (next week!). Download it in the following formats: [docx] [pdf]
Diary Exercise – log your own work practices and your use of paper (and other tools) vs. digital technology. Keep this log for at least 1-2 days. You will reference this diary in the second assignment, but it does not need to be turned in.
A log sheet is available: [docx] [pdf].
Flickr Mini-Assignment #2: How Exactly Do We Work? – the purpose of this mini-assignment is to encourage closer attention to and reflection on your own work practices.
Our general feedback on assignment 1 is now available. Download in PDF format.
Take a closer look at the Pew Internet Networked Workers survey from 2008. Referenced in the reading on “Networked Workers” by Rainie and Wellman.
Feb 21 Lecture: Qualitative Research. NOTE: This slide deck is provisional, we may not get to every slide today in class.
Stuart Geiger will be holding his office hours (as usual) on Tuesday 1-3pm (in the 1st floor alcove).
Jen Schradie will not be holding office hours at her usual time on Thursday (she held substitute office hours on Google Hangouts this past Sunday).
Since I am out of town this week I will not be holding office hours as usual this Tuesday. Substitute office hours will be at my office (room 312, South Hall) NEXT Monday (Feb 18, the day before your first assignment is due) 2-4pm. If you plan to drop by, please e-mail me and let me know around what time you plan to come by so I can get a sense of how many students to prepare for and maybe set up a schedule if that’s necessary.