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Passion Blog Introduction

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Passion blog introduction for my English 101 class.

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Passion Blog Introduction

  1. 1. Passion Blog 15% of Grade
  2. 2. Since 1948, the 3M company has encouraged employees to spend 15% of their working time on their own projects. One result?
  3. 3. Google famously gives engineers 20% of their time to work on projects not directly related to their main assignments. One result?
  4. 4. “Real break-through happens when we are free from others’ expectations and driven by individual passion.”
  5. 5. So . . . We will spend 20% (really 15% of your grade) working on self-directed Passion Blogs
  6. 6. I am going to do this too!
  7. 7. “Rules” - Your choice - Not something you have done for another class - Not necessarily academic, but appropriate
  8. 8. Process & Checkpoints - your idea/topic - blog set up - background page - 4 posts - comments/support to classmates
  9. 9. Skills: - create a positive digital footprint - use media to communicate - basic photo & editing practice - record & post videos - produce well-written blogs - capture an authentic audience
  10. 10. Monday, Sep. 14th: Passion Blog Idea Share - What are you thinking about? - Brainstorm topics. - Share 3-4 ideas with a group

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