Thursday, April 17, 2008

Digital Writing from Penguin Press (UK)

I just found this site today (linked from Boing Boing): We Tell Stories is a digital fiction site frpm Penguin Press (UK).

Tuesday, April 8, 2008

Online Academics--An (Unfair) Comparison

Two sources for this week's discussion of academics online. The comparison isn't really fair, as it is strongly biased towards Creative Commons style openness. But still, which of these models seems more appropriate for education:

MIT OpenCourseWare

Lawsuit Claim: Student Notes Infringe On Prof's Copyright

--dr t

Monday, March 24, 2008

Groups, Please post

Please post a list of your group members, and your ideas for the group project, on your class blog.

If you do not yet have a group, look over the existing groups and see if there's one you can join.

--dr t

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Reading for Break

I just found this ( online. Stuart Moulthrop talking about Joyc'es Twelve Blue.

Read this and the Aarseth sample chapter as you consider the the question for this week:

what is narrative?

--dr t

Monday, March 3, 2008

Readings for Week 7-8

The next set of readings will be hypertext and interactive fiction from the ELC.
  • Shelley Jackson "My Body"
  • Michael Joyce "12 Blue"
  • Stuart Moulthrop "Reagan Library"
  • Emily Short "Galeatea" and "Savior Faire"

Monday, February 11, 2008

Post for weeks 2-3

Before you begin the Remix project, post your ideas to your class blog.

  • What materials will you work with (public domain, CC, your own)?
  • What are you trying to do, and why?
  • What tools will you use (html, Flash, etc)?

Not just artists

The need for open access to cultural material is not just an issue for artists. Academics, like Danah Boyd, also see the need to make information (such as academic articles) freely available.

In the sciences, the Public Library of Science (PLoS) has been operating for several years.

--dr t