For Friday, August 30, everyone in the class will write a brief blog post.
1) Follow the link in your email to register for the private student blog.
2) Use the “tour guide” assignment we discussed in class to write a blog post about either Meiland or Rampton and Stauber. Before you write, think about your online persona: when you are writing about class materials, do you use the same style as in emails to your family? posts to Facebook? a formal essay for class? The context here is academic. How will you present yourself and your ideas?
3) The blog post should be 300-400 words long. It will count toward your class participation grade (up to 10 points; see the section syllabus on grading and participation)
4) you are welcome to comment on other students’ posts if you wish. I will consider this part of your class participation.