This week’s work will require you to respond (or post) as well as comment on the readings. Here’s the details:
Reading: Clay Shirky’s Here Comes Everybody: The Power of Organizing without Organizations
•Chapter 1 “It Takes A Village to Find a Phone”
•Chapter 2 “Sharing Anchors Community”
•Chapter 3 “Everyone is a Media Outlet”
•Overall argument of the text so far…
•Brief chapter summaries (topic & thesis)…
•Reaction (agree, disagree, uncertain)…
Responding to each other (Commenting)
•Choose someone’s post to “comment” on (start a conversation). Acknowledge or summarize what the writer (or poster) has said, and then assert your own opinion, reaction, or response.
Here are the steps to become an author, post, and comment on the course site:
- Receive emailed invitation to your wordpress.com USERNAME
- Press “accept invitation”
- Add a “new post” to the course home page:
- “Leave a Reply”. To comment, you will click on a blog post and then press “comment” to reply to the post
You can see the comment tab below this post “Leave a Reply”.