Course Schedule

Spring Semester 2024 – Course Schedule:

Weekly Assignments!

 

****SPRING BREAK -> No class on 4/23 & 4/30 – Please take a break – I will not be monitoring the class website during this time. You may continue to publish work if you wish but it will not be reviewed until after 4/30. Thank you, enjoy your spring break!****

Week #12 -4/16 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03  ->

Exciting Times! Let’s start customizing our new websites! Let’s talk about pages, posts, categories, navigation menus, working with widgets, installing and adding plug-ins, and much more! Let’s also get specific about how we are going to use our websites! I will be sharing a series of extensive demonstrations in and from our class this week. Assignment #10 <– Read this

 

Weeks #10- 4/2  &  #11 – 4/9 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03  ->

Assignment #9 – Domain Name Registration, Hosting Set Up & WordPress Installation! <– Read This! Let’s follow along in our class 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 the class session will be added to the top of the blog post link above.)

***Coupon codes for the domain / hosting set up will be given out in class on 4/9 or e-mailed by request to you this week if you miss class. If you miss class you must e-mail me for the coupon code.

 

Week #9 – 3/26 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03 -> 

Assignment #7Picking a Domain Name! Its time to start thinking about picking a Domain Name!! Let us begin by discussing the process. What is a domain name? What is Web hosting, where do I begin?

**Important – Regardless of where you may be with assignments, it is crucial to complete the Mid-Semester Reflection today please -> Assignment #6

 

Week #8 – 3/19 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03 -> 

Assignment #6 – Its Mid-Semester Reflection! This week, let us take stock, recap, catch up and take a deep look into our learning experience continuum- Let us now share and discuss where we began, and where we have expanded to and beyond! Read This -> Assignment #6 <— (it maybe a good idea to read this twice đŸ™‚

**Also – Lets keep working on Assignment #5 and recap the assignment details together!

 

Week #7 – 3/12 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03 -> 

Exciting times – > We will dig into this new assignment via the link below – it is chock full of useful and creative information / inspiration – lets get busy working with the DS106 Assignment Repository!

Assignment #5 – Read this –> Digital Storytelling Project Flexibility <—  Read that

 

Week #6 – 3/5 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03 -> 

Assignment #4 Digital Storytelling & Blogging History, continued practice, examples and exploring what you are passionate about! —> Assignment #4 – please read this  <– 

 

Week #5 – 2/27 @10AM – 11:50AM **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03 -> 

OK, here is another great Internet culture-based assignment to get your creative juices flowing for a new blog post! You have all published some nice posts last week utilizing animated GIFs, but now…. what about MEMEs? 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?

Assignment #3 – Let’s learn a few new skills using Meme making applications in our class session and get working on a new post. —-> Go Here for Assignment #3 <—–

 

Week #4 – 2/20 @10AM – 11:50AM – **IN PERSON

@10am – Academic Core Building Room 4m03 -> 

Let’s dig into a quick “how to blog on CT101 recap” and then jump into the Assignment #2 discussion and tutorial.

Assignment #2 – Making our first GIFs & GIF narratives –>  Read This for the Assignment Details! <— The class recording from 2/20 will be embedded into this post 

 

Week #3 – Via ZOOM – Tuesday – 2/13 – @10AM*

Please find the Zoom Link & Passcode for this class located on our Blackboard page (snow / inclement weather day) – please e-mail me for the link if you can not access blackboard, thank you – rseslow@york.cuny.edu

  1. Getting Signed Up for the Academic Commons & the CT 101 Website <– read this

2. Assignment #1 Read This <— The class recording from 2/13 will be embedded into this post – Getting Started with blogging! Let’s explore the WordPress blogging interface, adding content and making great posts! (A video tutorial from our class will be posted inside of the blog post below after our class time.) Be sure to read the entirety of each post or anything hyperlinked :

3. Check out – > Ryan’s example of Assignment #1 <- after reading the specifications above (click the blue hyperlink to open the link)

 

Week #2 – Via ZOOM – Tuesday – 2/5 – @10AM*

Please find the Zoom Link & Passcode for this class located on our Blackboard page (Im recovering from covid) – please e-mail me for the link if you can not access blackboard, thank you – rseslow@york.cuny.edu

Welcome to CT101 Digital Storytelling! Introductions, learning about each other and our class potentials! We will discuss the Sign up process for the CUNY Commons & CT101 website – Please read both blog posts below and complete the tasks listed in each post. 

    1. CT 101 Welcome Post & Introduction Prompt <– read this
    2. Getting Signed Up for the Academic Commons & the CT 101 Website < — read this too

 

Week #1 – 1st Class is Cancelled- Tuesday – 1/30 @10AM – Prof. Seslow is Sick

This class will be made up & rescheduled at the end of the semester

 

 

***If you are a student from a recent CT-101 semester and need access to the previous course schedules, e-mail me for the link -> rseslow@york.cuny.edu