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Course Schedule

Spring 2021 Course Schedule:

 

Week #14 – Tuesday 5/11 – & – Thursday 5/13 – 

**This is the last week of regular meeting classes in zoom.

Have a question(s)? Please E-mail me here – rseslow@york.cuny.edu

Tuesday Section – 5/11 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – *Important –>  CT101 Final Blog Post <– We will be discussing the information, criteria & submission details to complete our semester. Please read the blog post in the link above (an e-mail will also be sent to you with the same info.)

Thursday Section – 5/13 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – *Important –>  CT101 Final Blog Post <– We will be discussing the information, criteria & submission details to complete our semester. Please read the blog post in the link above (an e-mail will also be sent to you with the same info.)

 

Week #13 – Tuesday 5/4 – & – Thursday 5/6 – 

Tuesday Section – 5/4 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom –  Part 1Did you add your Website URL to the comments section of this post yet? Please do so today.

Part 2 – Assignment prompt –> So, What is Copyright?  <– Read Me – This week, during our lab time and beyond – lets dig into a series cases and investigate, where do you stand on Copyright and the web? –

Part 3 – Its time to discuss the –>  CT101 Final Blog Post <— We will discuss the information, criteria & submission info to complete the semester.

 

Thursday Section – 5/6 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – 

Part 1Did you add your Website URL to the comments section of this post yet? Please do so today.

Part 2 – Assignment prompt –> So, What is Copyright?  <– Read Me – This week, during our lab time and beyond – lets dig into a series cases and investigate, where do you stand on Copyright and the web? –

Part 3 – Its time to discuss the –>  CT101 Final Blog Post <— We will discuss the information, criteria & submission info to complete the semester. 

 

 

Week #12 – Tuesday 4/27 – & – Thursday 4/29 –

Tuesday Section – 4/27 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom –  Part 1 – It’s time to share your website’s URL and progress, lets jump in! WordPress tutorials on adding Social Media content into your blog posts, pages and sidebar widgets. Using Social Media to tell compelling stories and activate engagement on your website. Go — > Here for the assignment prompt and video recording

 

Thursday Section – 4/29 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Part 1 – It’s time to share your website’s URL and progress, lets jump in! WordPress tutorials on adding Social Media content into your blog posts, pages and sidebar widgets. Using Social Media to tell compelling stories and activate engagement on your website. Go — > Here for the assignment prompt and video recording

 

Week #11 – Tuesday 4/20 – & – Thursday 4/22 –

Tuesday Section – 4/20 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Getting specific with WordPress Part II – Last week we started setting up our new websites by discussing the potentials of creating new pages, navigation menus, working with widgets, installing and adding plug-ins and the differences between posts & categories. This takes practice and a little bit of experimentation. Lets continue forward. More techniques and applications – Cross posting content and more! I will be sharing a new series of live demonstrations and will add the recorded videos from our zoom classes here –> **This Week’s blogging assignment prompt** <– Read This

 

Thursday Section – 4/22 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Getting specific with WordPress Part II – Last week we started setting up our new websites by discussing the potentials of creating new pages, navigation menus, working with widgets, installing and adding plug-ins and the differences between posts & categories. This takes practice and a little bit of experimentation. Lets continue forward. More techniques and applications – Cross posting content and more! I will be sharing a new series of live demonstrations and will add the recorded videos from our zoom classes here –> **This Week’s blogging assignment prompt** <– Read This

 

Week #10 – Tuesday 4/13 – & – Thursday 4/15 – 

Tuesday Section – 4/13 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Exciting Times! Lets start setting up our new websites! Lets talk about pages, posts, categories, navigation menus, working with widgets, installing and adding plug-ins, and much more! Lets also get specific about how we are going to customize and use our websites! I will be sharing a series of live demonstrations and a recorded video from our zoom class this week – Im posting the videos to this post here – READ THIS for the Assignment Info <—

 

Thursday Section – 4/15 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Exciting Times! Lets start setting up our new websites! Lets talk about pages, posts, categories, navigation menus, working with widgets, installing and adding plug-ins, and much more! Lets also get specific about how we are going to customize and use our websites! I will be sharing a series of live demonstrations and a recorded video from our zoom class this week – Im posting the videos to this post here – READ THIS for the Assignment Info <—

 

Week #9 – Tuesday 4/6  – &  – Thursday 4/8 –

 

Tuesday Section – 4/6 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Domain Name Registration, Hosting Set Up & WordPress Installation! <– Read This! Lets follow along in our zoom session and then publish a blog post about the experience of registering your own domain, and setting up your web hosting account. (A video recording of today’s zoom session will be added to the bottom of the link above.) Coupon codes for the set up will be e-mail from blackboard – be sure to check your York e-mail to get the code.

 

Thursday Section – 4/8 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Domain Name Registration, Hosting Set Up & WordPress Installation! <– Read This! Lets follow along in our zoom session and then publish a blog post about the experience of registering your own domain, and setting up your web hosting account. (A video recording of today’s zoom session will be added to the bottom of the link above.) Coupon codes for the set up will be e-mail from blackboard – be sure to check your York e-mail to get the code.

 

——————SPRING BREAK!———————–

 

Week #8 – Tuesday 3/23  – &  – Thursday 3/25 –

**Spring Break Update – Please Read – The LIVE ZOOM tutorials of this process below will be screen recorded and placed here after Spring Break ** – Reminder – You cant start this process until you have the coupon code. (Coupon Codes will be sent out via e-mail after Spring Break – Enjoy your Break!)

Tuesday Section – 3/23 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Domain Name Registration, Hosting Set Up & WordPress Installation! <– Read This! Lets follow along in our zoom session and then publish a blog post about the experience of registering your own domain, and setting up your web hosting account. (A video recording of today’s zoom session will be added to the bottom of the link above.) **Spring Break Update – Please Read – The LIVE ZOOM tutorials of this process below will be screen recorded and placed here after Spring Break ** – Reminder – You cant start this process until you have the coupon code. (Coupon Codes will be sent out via e-mail after Spring Break – Enjoy your Break!)

Thursday Section – 3/25 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Domain Name Registration, Hosting Set Up & WordPress Installation! <– Read This! Lets follow along in our zoom session and then publish a blog post about the experience of registering your own domain, and setting up your web hosting account. (A video recording of today’s zoom session will be added to the bottom of the link above.) **Spring Break Update – Please Read – The LIVE ZOOM tutorials of this process below will be screen recorded and placed here after Spring Break ** – Reminder – You cant start this process until you have the coupon code. (Coupon Codes will be sent out via e-mail after Spring Break – Enjoy your Break!)

 

Week #7 – Tuesday 3/16  – &  – Thursday 3/18 –

Tuesday Section – 3/16 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – It is Mid-Semester Reflection time! Lets have a class discussion about where we are, what stands out and what happens next as we move forward.  –> Please Read this to get started on the Assignment! <– (a class recording of the process will be added to the bottom of this post shortly after class on 3/16)

 

Thursday Section – 3/18 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – It is Mid-Semester Reflection time! Lets have a class discussion about where we are, what stands out and what happens next as we move forward.  –> Please Read this to get started on the Assignment! <– (a class recording of the process will be added to the bottom of this post shortly after class on 3/16)

**Did you create 1 meme addressing how you feel about CT101? Lets add that file to this shared Google Drive Folder here <– please do this now during class – I am collecting 1 meme from everyone for an online exhibition on the Net-Art website

 

Week #6 – Tuesday 3/9  – &  – Thursday 3/11 –

Tuesday Section – 3/9 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – PART 1 – Picking a domain name and discussing the process. What is a domain name? Read this for the assignment prompt – DOMAIN NAME TIME!

PART 2– Screen the Video and respond with a blog post to : “The Internet’s Own Boy” A Story about Aaron Swartz

**Did you create 1 meme addressing how you feel about CT101? Lets add that file to this shared Google Drive Folder here <– please do this now during class – I am collecting 1 meme from everyone for an online exhibition on the Net-Art website

 

Thursday Section – 3/11 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – PART 1 – Picking a domain name and discussing the process. What is a domain name? Read this for the assignment prompt – DOMAIN NAME TIME!

PART 2– Screen the Video and respond with a blog post to : “The Internet’s Own Boy” A Story about Aaron Swartz

**Did you create 1 meme addressing how you feel about CT101? Lets add that file to this shared Google Drive Folder here <– please do this now during class – I am collecting 1 meme from everyone for an online exhibition on the Net-Art website

 

Week #5 – Tuesday 3/2  – &  – Thursday 3/4 –

Tuesday Section – 3/2 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – We will dig into this new assignment via the link below – it is chock full of useful and creative information – lets get busy working with the DS106 Assignment Repository!! (a class video recording is located at the bottom of this post) Read this –> Digital Storytelling Project Flexibility

Oh, and, did you create 1 meme addressing how you feel about CT101? Lets add that file to this shared Google Drive Folder here <– please do this now during class – I am collecting 1 meme from everyone for an online exhibition on the Net-Art website

 

Thursday Section – 3/4 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – We will dig into this new assignment via the link below – it is chock full of useful and creative information – lets get busy working with the DS106 Assignment Repository!! (a class video recording is located at the bottom of this post) Read this –> Digital Storytelling Project Flexibility

Oh, and, did you create 1 meme addressing how you feel about CT101? Lets add that file to this shared Google Drive Folder here <– please do this now during class – I am collecting 1 meme from everyone for an online exhibition on the Net-Art website

 

Week #4 – Tuesday 2/23  – &  – Thursday 2/25 –

Tuesday Section – 2/23 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – OK, here is another great Internet culture-based assignment to get your creative juices flowing! You all have published some great posts last week utilizing animated GIFs, but now…. Are Memes Art?  What do you think? Will you respond by making a series of Memes to share your feelings about CT101 and the state of the world that we live in? Let’s learn a few new skills using Meme making applications in our class session and get working on a new post. <—-Go Here  **The Zoom class video recording and tutorial for Week #4 is posted below at the bottom of this blog post**

PS– let’s get some dialog going by leaving a comment or two on each other’s posts. (don’t forget to respond)

 

Thursday Section – 2/25 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom –

OK, here is another great Internet culture-based assignment to get your creative juices flowing! You all have published some great posts last week utilizing animated GIFs, but now…. Are Memes Art?  What do you think? Will you respond by making a series of Memes to share your feelings about CT101 and the state of the world that we live in? Let’s learn a few new skills using Meme making applications in our class session and get working on a new post. <—-Go Here  **The Zoom class video recording and tutorial for Week #4 is posted below at the bottom of this blog post**

PS– let’s get some dialog going by leaving a comment or two on each other’s posts. (don’t forget to respond)

 

Week #3 – Tuesday 2/16  – &  – Thursday 2/18 –

Welcome to Week #3 – We are now officially signed up for the CT101 website & the CUNY Academic Commons – (if you are having trouble with this please e-mail me) – most of you got blogging on assignment #1! Lets take a peek at those first posts and jump into some new strategies, techniques and practices for good blogging habits this week – oh, and its time to get our GIFs on!

Tuesday Section: 2/16 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom –  Assignment #2 – Making our first GIFs & GIF narratives –>  Read This for the assignment details! <—– (the video how-to tutorial is located in this blog post)

 

Thursday Section: 2/18 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom –  Assignment #2 – Making our first GIFs & GIF narratives –>  Read This for the assignment details! <—– (the video how-to tutorial is located in this blog post)

 

Week #2 – Tuesday 2/9  – &  – Thursday 2/11 –

Welcome to Week #2 – lets get signed up and blogging! (please follow the day of the section that you are registered for only)

Tuesday Section: 2/9 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom –  Part 1 – Lets Get Signed Up for the CUNY Commons and the CT101 Website (there is a full class recording located in this blog post to help) – READ THIS and follow the Instructions.

Part 2 – Getting Started with Assignment #1 – READ THIS -> What is Making You Happy on the Internet? 

 

Thursday Section: – 2/11 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – Part 1 – Lets Get Signed Up for the CUNY Commons and the CT101 Website (there is a full class recording located in this blog post to help) – READ THIS and follow the Instructions.

Part 2 – Getting Started with Assignment #1 – READ THIS -> What is Making You Happy on the Internet? 

 

Week #1 – Tuesday 2/2  – &  – Thursday 2/4 –

Welcome to CT101 Digital Storytelling! Introductions, learning about each other and our class potentials! We will discuss the Sign up process for the CT101 website.

Tuesday Section: 2/2 – meets @ 10 AM via Zoom – **Read this <– click the link :))

 

Thursday Section: 2/4 – – meets @ 10 Am via Zoom –  ** Read this <– click the link :))

 

Have a question? E-mail me here – rseslow@york.cuny.edu