Post final project here by December 15

Please post your final projects or links to them here. If you prefer more privacy, send me the link and/or post a link on your Google Document.
If you’d like me to review your project before Final Exam day – December 15 Tuesday – NOON, please note that in your post. But also do let me know which post is to your final project.

Final Project?

Tuesday December 6 – Final Presentations (Sam, Kate, Ashley, Brianna)

Sam – American political/election conversations on Twitter
Kate – Reddit
Ashley – Pottermore
Brianna – Linkedin

Thursday December 1 – Final Presentations (Brynn, Echo, Isabella, Sarah)

Brynn – Instagram
Echo – Pixiv
Isabella – Kylie Jenner and what sites/platforms make up her brand
Sarah – Tinder

Tuesday November 29 – Final Presentations (Paige, Meghan, Lauren, Taylor)

Paige – Tumblr
Meghan – Polyvore
Lauren – Snapchat
Taylor – Spotify

Tuesday November 22 – Final Presentations (Lydia, Elise, Savannah, Rebekah)

Lydia – Kakaotalk
Elise –
Savannah – Pokemon Go
Rebekah – Wattpad

Sign up for Final Presentations – Now

Sign up for Final Presentations on Doodle

From Requirements and Grading:

Prepare a 7 to 15 minute video or a blog-based discussion that will allow you to present from it for about 15 minutes in class that critiques and evaluates a virtual community or social network of your choice. Be sure to apply and to refer to what you have learned from the viewings and discussions in this class.

Step 1: Select a community or network [October 11]

Step 2: Write a 1 – 2 page proposal describing what social network you intend to present and why it is a good candidate for your project [Due October 25]

Step 3: Prepare an outline for your presentation/video that explicitly references the viewings, readings and discussion during the semester [Due November 8]
Step 4: Prepare a presentation based on your corrected outline and present to class [Due November 22, 29, December 1 or 6] Sign up for Final Presentations on Doodle

Step 5: Submit final presentation/project based on feedback from previous steps [Due on scheduled Final Exam day – Tuesday December 15 – 5 pm ] 

Thursday November 17 – Why We Can’t Have Nice Things (Sam, Sarah, Taylor)

Whitney Phillips, Mercer professor and researcher and author of This Is Why We Can’t Have Nice Things : Mapping the Relationship between Online Trolling and Mainstream Culture speaks of her work on Internet trolls at TEDxCCS (and of course is trolled in the YouTube comments)

Also listen to Dr Phillips’ interview about her work on the MIT Press Podcast.

Tuesday November 15 – Memes (Brianna, Isabella, Echo)

Limor Shifman, author of Memes in Digital Culture, is interviewed by Nora Young for Spark on CBC-radio. Shifman discusses — among other things — memes and virality, 6 features beneath successful viral videos (using Gangam Style as an example) and political uses of memes and virality.

Memes are often considered trivial time wasters but take time to read this paper by IBM researchers. Memes at Work at IBM and research Thom, J., & Millen, D. (2012). . In International AAAI Conference on Weblogs and Social Media. Retrieved from http://www.aaai.org/ocs/index.php/ICWSM/ICWSM12/paper/view/4654/5066

Richard Dawkins explains the term he invented “meme” to The Saatchi & Saatchi New Directors’ Showcase

The best tracking of internet memes is Know Your Meme Dot Com including the various Richard Dawkins memes.

Post your favorite meme (to share with the class) as part of your response

Thursday November 10 – Entrepreneurs panel (Lauren, Brynn, Lydia)

Published on Feb 4, 2015

VLAB’s annual Young Entrepreneurs Event hosts a panel of women founders under 30.

These extraordinary visionaries are impacting businesses, changing the perception of women.

They will share their stories about building products, leading teams, raising capital, and bouncing back from every setback.

Beyond gender, beyond their words, beyond the products and even beyond their visions and teams, we connect with their passion.

Moderator
Fran Maier, Founder, TRUSTe

Panelists

Brienne Ghafourifar, Co-Founder, Entefy
Lisa Falzone, CEO, Revel
Alex Meliones, Co-Founder & Chief Creative and Marketing, BitWall
Nanxi Liu, Co-Founder and CEO, Enplug
Yunha Kim, Co-Founder and CEO, Locket

Tuesday November 8 – Step 3 of Final Project – Outline

Prepare a 7 to 15 minute video or a blog-based discussion that will allow you to present from it for about 15 minutes in class that critiques and evaluates a virtual community or social network of your choice. Be sure to apply and to refer to what you have learned from the viewings and discussions in this class.

Step 1: Select a community or network [October 11]

Step 2: Write a 1 – 2 page proposal describing what social network you intend to present and why it is a good candidate for your project [Due October 25]

Step 3: Prepare an outline for your presentation/video that explicitly references the viewings, readings and discussion during the semester [Due November 8]

Step 4: Prepare a presentation based on your corrected outline and present to class [Due November 22, 29, December 1 or 6]

Step 5: Submit final presentation/project based on feedback from previous steps [Due on scheduled Final Exam day – Tuesday December 15 – 5 pm ]

Please post your outline below by Tuesday November 8.

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