This week’s readings provide an introduction to digital culture and some of the debates that have circulated around the “new literacies” that computers and other digital technologies promote. The chapter from Mark Bauerlein’s book Dumbest Generation–whose title should tell you something about his position in these debates–is not now available yet. I will post it as soon… Read More Week 2: Does Digital Culture Make Us Smarter or Dumber?
Read: “Blogging as a Genre,” Online Journalism Blog, Nov. 13, 2008 Dean Reick, “The Ultimate Blogger Writing Guide,” copyblogger (blog), Nov 2008 Resources: Learn Word Press Tutorials College of William & Mary Word Press Tutorials (easy to use guide) Word Press Codex (instructions and help), Things to Get Done: Accept the “Invitation” Dr. Takacs sent you by email. Go to… Read More Week 1: Learning Word Press
Welcome to American Studies 3683, Culture in the Making. For a description of the goals for the course, see the “About3683” page. For the complete syllabus for the course, click here. For access to the course readings that are not publicly available online, go to D2L. For details about course assignments, see the “Assignments” page… Read More Welcome to AMST3683!