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Prep for Class:

  1. Fill out the Personal Info form from Class 1.
  2. Read the description of the Blogging Project in Assessments.
  3. Browse the Blogging Project Resources links.
  4. Jot down any questions you have about the blogging project.

Slides for Class

Please Note: Slides have been updated as of 8:15 am, 1 February.

To view and download the most recent PDF of the slides:

Class Goals & Outline

Review the Blogging Project and clear up questions.

Create a rubric for comments on the blog posts.

Group Assignments

Icebreakers for Groups

Talk about next steps:

  • Topic Selections
  • Consultations
  • Workshops

Before Next Class

For Class 3: Egypt

  • Set up your Twitter account for class.
  • Follow @helloworldciv on Twitter.
  • Complete the #participlan activity.
  • Watch the Crash Course embedded in the Class 3 page.

For the Blogging Project

  • Start browsing blogging topics
  • Plan to be present for group assignments on 8 & 9 February
  • Have a good sense of your schedule so you're ready to sign up for Topic Consultations once groups are assigned.

Office Hours

For those of you who would like assistance setting up a Twitter account and sending your first tweet, I'll stick around in the classroom during office hours to assist. 


Banner Image: Nic McPhee, "Editing a Paper," Jan. 26, 2008, via Flickr. CC BY-SA 2.0.