Category Archives: Uncategorized

Hyperlocal: Social Media in Occupy and USC Branding

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

[Xposted in course blog DIY 499.] Class Thursday Nov. 3rd, a discussion of Bennett and Mousli’s Seeing L.A., A Different Look at a Different City and Baudrilliard’s Simulacra and Simulation, set us up for the two final assignments of our … Continue reading

You Are the Product: Midterm #1: FB Case Study

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“If you’re not paying for something, you’re not the customer; you’re the product being sold.” –Andrew Lewis qtd in Eli Pariser’s Filter Bubble Due Monday, Sept. 19 at 5PM posted to your blog (COMM 499 students will post to collective … Continue reading

Flip! Lecture#1 3wks into COMM499

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

I keep classroom time improvisational, responsive & dynamic. I save the lectures for video students can consume on their own time alone. Main ideas I cover in this video: Students told me in office hours they want to make media … Continue reading

Sort By: Eli Pariser

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

In his recent TED Talk [March 2011 in Long Beach, CA], Eli Pariser calls on leaders of Facebook and Google to encode civic ethics into the algorithmic editors that serve up links to us based on our click history. (What’s … Continue reading

Laptop Revolution! COMM 499 students on devices & distraction

Posted by admin in Digital Pedagogy, Teaching, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Candid observations about their own learning practices from students of COMM 499. Share this:

Video Overview of COMM 499

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

People have emailed me to ask about “F2F in the New Media Classroom,” an advanced social media class I’m teaching at USC’s Annenberg School of Communication starting 23 August. So I made this 6 min. video overview. It discusses why … Continue reading

Building the "About": Coding Changes How & What I Teach

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

I’ve been thinking about how learning to code changes what I think is important to teach. Here at the end of my post-doc fellowship at the Mobile Tech Research Initiative, I’m building an “About” page in jQueryMobile for the Columbia Gorge … Continue reading

The Flipped Classroom: Exploiting the Best of F2F & Screens

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Flipped Classroom inverts the typical way teachers and learners engage: lectures are delivered via video podcast; class time is spent in collaborative problem solving. As you watch this video overview, ask yourself two things:  1) why was the Flipped … Continue reading

Math Geeking Out: an autobiography

Posted by admin in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Code Apnea This summer, I’m learning how to design and code mobile apps.  It’s freakin awesome. Awesome in the Kantian sense: standing on a precipice and looking down, gauging the likelihood that gravity will clutch your knees and yank you … Continue reading