These are the books assigned for each week, call numbers for copies at the Library, ISBN for the paperback or hardback edition, in addition to the Kindle edition from Amazon, and the iBook from Apple.
|March 5||Net Smart: How to Thrive Online||HM851 .R52 2012||0262017458||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
|March 12||Program or Be Programmed: Ten Commands for a Digital Age||QA76.9.C66 R874 2010||159376426X||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
|March 26||The Googlization of Everything||HD9696.8.U64 G669 2011||0520272897||Kindle||N/A||Indiebound|
|April 2||Networked: The New Social Operating System||HM741 .R35 2012||0262017199||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
|April 9||The Filter Bubble: What the Internet Is Hiding from You||ZA4237 .P37 2011||0143121235||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
|April 16||To Save Everything: Click Here||HM851 .M6653 2013||1610391063||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
|April 23||Cognitive Surplus: How Technology Makes Consumers into Collaborators||HM851 .S5464 2010||0143119583||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
|April 30||Free Culture||KF2979 .L47 2004||0143034650||Kindle||iBook||Indiebound|
If your group is selected to present, you should all be ready to present on the book’s major themes. Consider giving a brief summary of the book and discuss some of the issues that you considered while reading the book.
To encourage class participation, you may wish to prepare three review questions.
|Ali, Hisham A.||April 9||Filter Bubble|
|Altavas, Claudia Beatriz A||March 26|
|Douglass, Alison C||April 23||Cognitive Surplus|
|Douglass, Lauren M.||March 26|
|Grife, Shira K.||April 2||Networked|
|Hinson, Elizabeth B.||March 12||Program or be Programmed|
|Khedaroo, Jennifer||March 5||Net Smarts|
|Kopman, Eugene||April 30||Copyright and “Free” Culture|
|Koutsoulias, Isidora||April 16||Technological Utopianism: To Save Everything, Click Here|
|Mastrangelo, Christina E.||April 16||Technological Utopianism: To Save Everything, Click Here|
|Murrah, Lauren J.||March 5||Net Smarts|
|Rosario, Miguel||April 23||Cognitive Surplus|
|Wolkin, Rebecca||April 9||Filter Bubble|
|Woo, Chloe||March 5||Net Smarts|
The group assigned to present that week should assign each member a specific chapter to discuss in detail. You should be able to summarize the main argument of the chapter as well as consider the validity of that argument.
Each individual member must reproduce and distribute to the class the chapter you were assigned a week before class.
You should also discuss any particular examples that might support, extend or even undermine the author’s argument.
Read the chapters distributed for that week, and understand the central argument. Come to class prepared to discuss it. Remember, you don’t have to understand everything, but you should be able to have an "adult conversation" about the readings we did read.