In the beginning… 26 January 2010

MASS COMM TWO:

THE SECOND SEMESTER BEGINS

Well, we don’t have the equipment to create media, but we can think about it.

Let’s start here: http://gizmodo.com/5453788/sneak-peek-of-new-bbc-documentary-the-virtual-revolution

Let’s spend this week or maybe more trying to get at this idea of creativity…

There’s magic in creativity, and David Blaine is a magician… but see if you notice what happens to him when he finishes this story

Here…. this guy thinks the schools kill it…

This woman thinks, it’s the angel on our shoulder…

And teachers are creative, too…

Just so we’re clear about what’s going on here:

http://www.ted.com/talks/taylor_mali_what_teachers_make.html


THE FULL GOOGLE

You must set up a google email account — and you must provide me with your name.

You must work from google docs

http://docs.google.com/support/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=94194

You must learn to use webspiration…

at first I will drill down one level

then, later, randomly, I will drill down a second level….

Here’s where you will do your homework

All of you will blog, and one blog each day will be selected and discussed for grading and improvement.

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