December 3, 2007 Archives
Upload Portfolio 4 to the appropriate slot on Turnitin.com.
- Part 1: As usual, a 400-word lab report, written in the form of a news story, in which you write about yourself in the third person. (Thus, I would say "Jerz asked his class..." not "I asked my class...".) You can count yourself as one source, but you will need to get two more sources. (Don't rely too heavily on super-long quotes from the "you" character in the story -- a good news story requires balance.)
- Part 2: Short essay, demonstrating your ability to synthesize what you learned from our history textbook. I have already asked some of you individually to deal directly with issues ranging from an analysis of your own personal negative reaction to parts of the book, to your reflections on the relationship between technology and journalism. However you choose to approach your final essay, recognize that I am seeking evidence that you are making a sincere effort to engage actively with the subject matter. (2 pages; this is really Exercise 4, for which there won't be a separate slot)
- Part 3: (On your blog.) An informal final blogging portfolio, including links to your best contributions to the online discussion. (Include the URL of your portfolio entry in the file you upload.)
- Part 4: A very brief, informal assessment of your term project. How can I help you succeed as we make the final push towards the end of term? (Just a paragraph or two would be fine here.)