MATERIALS Whenever possible, your course materials will come from online sources with permissive licenses. Saves you money Ensures content is up-to-date Be careful and read critically! I will bring printouts of main readings.
THE RULES 1.Attend class. Be on time and stay until the end. 2.Be prepared. Read/watch the assigned readings/videos. 3.Participate in class and on the blog. 4.No electronic devices please.* 5.Turn in assignments/projects on time. 6.No cheating. I will catch you and it will be awkward. 7.Be respectful to me and your classmates.
Demonstrate that you read and understand the material. Ask interesting questions that stimulate discussion. Listen attentively to your classmates. Support your arguments with evidence or sound logic. Be polite and respectful at all times.
NEXT CLASS: INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY Intellectual Property in IT Read The Digital Dilemma. Copyright Law and DMCA Skim the Wikipedia articles. SOPA Watch the SOPA video. Fun: Everything is a Remix Assignment: Email me!