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Work do before class 4 (Sept. 28)

Here’s the things you need to work on this week:

  • Readings
    • see syllabus for Jonassen pages and read chapter 2 in the Standing in the Gap booklet as well as the November handout. Groups discussion leader remember you should post 4 to 5 questions to be discussed in class next week by Saturday or Sunday at the latest. Post 1 or 2 questons on each of the major readings. Don’t forget to include the November handout on the syllabus.
  • For new students look at stuff to be done before class 3 and stuff to be done before class 2. Create Twitter account by and/or rent course textbooks. You have until week 5 to catch up on the readings, journals, and labs.
  • Start Twitter assignment I will explain in greater detail next week in class. 
    • The goal for this week is to post 3 to 4 tweets using the hashtag #edpt200. When someone says or you notice things (positive or negative ) about technology tweet it and don’t forget to use #edpt200 hashtag. You may also post any resources shared by any of your profs in other classes.)
  • Create Weebly site (http://www.weebly.com) make sure you create the following 2 pages —> a welcome page and an about me. Publish the website and send me the link in the Google submission form. Use the following tutorial to help you get going.
  • If the Inspiration download worked complete the following tutorial (starting on p. 25). Save the file on Google Drive or Dropbox or iCloud and send me the link in the Google submission form
  • Complete this week’s journal before next class. Please be sure to discuss how the group discussion went, what was the general discussion around 
    • couch potatoes vs hitchhikers
    • Dove / Green Peace videos
    • Web 2.0
    • Going Viral
    • pick a couple of the readings from the week and comment in more detail
  • Please upload a picture on your Mightybell profile.
  • Please decide on a website topic ~ by next class. This is due week 7. Be sure to look at the many examples on the edpt200 community page.

Things to do before class 3 (Sept. 21)

Here's list of things to do BEFORE our 3rd class on Sept. 21:

  • If you are new to the class look at the previous post titled stuff to do before Class 2.
  • Please make sure you complete the readings. Here’s what I posted on Mighybell.
  • I’ve sent you a Twitter handbook for your information.https://mightybell.com/communities/edpt200f15/posts/735609
  • Login in to Mighybell website http://bit.ly/edpt200f15. Once this is done go to the Class Two reflection/blog. This should be ideally completed before the start of class 3.
  • Create your Twitter account, if you haven’t done so already and follow me @sam_bruzzese. If you can’t do this don’t worry we’ll do it in class.
  • Please bring your laptop and/or tablet to class every week. This class as we will be completing our second lab exercise.

If you were absent the first class you need to join the REMIND. I sent out the instructions via your McGill email. If you don’t have them please email me and I will send them again.

Since there’s been an influx of new students. Here’s quick catch up for anyone who missed class 1 and/or 2:

  • The main thing is to make sure you have the readings for class 3 completed BEFORE class.
  • For class 1:
    • rent textbook online (http://edpt200.mcgill.ca)
    • buy Standing in the Gap bookstore and bring to class
  • For class 2:
    • create Twitter account and complete http://twitteredpt200. Don’t do this until you ask your classmates on Monday for a quick explanation.
    • In the —> stuff to do for class three I’ve linked the 2 videos (Michale Wesch & UQAM Lip-Dup) we watched in class. Please write about the contrasting view of the students. What do you think of each video? Why did I show them in class? What are they saying about technology, about today’s students, etc.
    • Finally I showed Jimmy Fallon & Justin T #hashtag video an an intro to Twitter and the Twitter lab activity.

Things to do before class 2 (Sept. 14)

Hello everyone it was great meeting you tonight. As promised here's list of things to do BEFORE our 2nd class on Sept. 14:

  • You need to login and create your profile on MightyBell site: http://bit.ly/edpt200f15. Once this is done go to the Topic 1 bio page  and complete your first journal following the instructions posted there.
  • Read (before class): Teaching the Right Stuff by Marc Prensky. Be prepared to discuss this in your groups at the start of class.
  • Look over the website (http://edpt200.mcgill.ca) —> syllabus, assignments, etc. and if you have any questions email me.
  • Start thinking about possible website topics. This assignment will class 7.
  • Here’s the rental link for the textbook ~ you may rent it for 180 days. Standing in the Gap text should be in the bookstore ($10.) by September 10th please buy and bring to class. A kindle edition of the book will be available on Sept. 8th on Amazon.
  • Create your Twitter account and follow me @sam_bruzzese. If you can’t do this don’t worry we’ll do it in class.
  • Please bring your laptop and/or tablet to class every week. This class as we will be completing our first lab exercise.

If you were absent the first class you need to join the REMIND. I sent out the instructions via your McGill email. If you don’t have them please email me and I will send them again.

 


Mightybell & REMIND

Please check your email. I have sent instructions on how to join and use REMIND. Also be sure to join the EDPT 200 Mightybell class site. If you can’t figure it out we’ll do it in class. See you! 

© Sam Bruzzese 2017