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  1. 1. Week 1 – 12 January 2011<br />Wra 110.742<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Attendance<br />Classmate interviews and blog posts<br />Syllabus review<br />Introduction to Project 1: Cultural Artifact Analysis<br />Writing Center swag & class wrap-up<br />
  3. 3. Attendance<br />Today: Please correct me if I butcher your name; also tell me if there’s a name you’d rather be called.<br />The Attendance Sheet:<br /><ul><li>will go around every F2F class day
  4. 4. is your responsibility to sign
  5. 5. is primary evidence of your presence in class!</li></li></ul><li>Classmate Interviews<br />Partner up with the nearest person to you, or get in a group of three and distribute yourselves…<br />Interview each other and find out the following information:<br /><ul><li>What is your classmate’s name, major, hometown?
  6. 6. What does he/she think about writing in general?
  7. 7. What is his/her favorite thing about technology and/or science?
  8. 8. What does he/she hope to get out of this class?
  9. 9. If he/she could switch places with someone for one day, who would it be and why?</li></ul>When your interview is done, log into YOUR blog, turn the interview information into a paragraph, and post it. You have 25 minutes.<br />
  10. 10. Syllabus review!<br />Please locate the syllabus on our class website:<br /><br />
  11. 11. I make stuff for you<br />I will put content on our website (and in other places) for you to consume, remix, etc.<br />I’ll post stuff on the home page of our website several times a week. You are required to read/listen to/view this content as it is relevant to class (even though it will possibly be silly and fun too).<br />THIS MEANS: Check the course website frequently. Check your email daily. Be a good virtual citizen.<br />
  12. 12. Project #1<br />Assignment sheet viewable on the website. Let’s go…<br />
  13. 13. Wrap up:<br />WC Bookmarks<br />Check the schedule for your assignments.<br />Bye!<br />

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