Category Archives: 12.W.9

Understanding your Digital Footprint

“In lieu of eavesdroppers whom he could have disputed, he had digital footprints that he couldn’t deny…” Think for a moment about the content you share digitally each day… Now think about that same content on a t-shirt. That you … Continue reading

Posted in 12.RIT.6, 12.W.1, 12.W.10, 12.W.6, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment

Creative commons stories

We’ve been discussing Creative Commons for a few days and now it is your turn to show me what you know using creative commons tools. I want you to tell me a short, short story using five creative commons licensed … Continue reading

Posted in 12.SL.4, 12.SL.5, 12.W.10, 12.W.6, 12.W.7, 12.W.8, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment

Embrace the Remix

POST: Why is creative commons important? And, how do you feel about Kirby Ferguson’s closing statement “I think this is mostly what we do. Our creativity comes from without, not from within. We are not self-made. We are dependent on … Continue reading

Posted in 12.SL.3, 12.SL.4, 12.SL.6, 12.W.10, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment

Organizing the web efficiently

Information is everywhere. On a given day, the amount of new information and content that is created is beyond our comprehension. The number is constantly moving at a rate like no other in time. This is what is known as … Continue reading

Posted in 12.RIT.1, 12.SL.3, 12.SL.4, 12.W.10, 12.W.6, 12.W.7, 12.W.8, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment

Digging through the weeds

Yesterday we talked about the concept of “infowhelm” and the struggle to evaluate credible information and personalize information while also avoiding “filter bubbles”. Today i’d like you to research two articles on the web that deal with “infowhelm” and avoiding … Continue reading

Posted in 12.RIT.1, 12.RIT.2, 12.W.10, 12.W.6, 12.W.7, 12.W.8, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment

How can we make best use of this medium?

Clay Shirky talks about the changing landscape of how information is disseminated to the mass. Taking us back to the first form of mass communication, the printing press, Mr. Shirky shares stories of how new social media communication is changing, … Continue reading

Posted in 12.RIT.3, 12.SL.1, 12.SL.3, 12.W.1, 12.W.10, 12.W.6, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment

Get your blog on

Today we start blogging. Funny word with mass appeal. A blog can be your public journal or it could be your way to connect and build conversation with a larger group of people you may have never had the ability … Continue reading

Posted in 12.W.10, 12.W.4, 12.W.6, 12.W.7, 12.W.8, 12.W.9 | Leave a comment