2010 Drakeapedia Class Assignments

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Date Topic Reading Due Assignments - Due day of class
8/24 Introduction - syllabus ; What is your experience with creating content - be it blogs, wiki, facebook, etc; Complete Knowledge Survey & Needs Assessment Start working on your autobiography - draft due 8/27 and revision due 9/2. Should include at least 1 photo
8/26 Logging into wiki; setup accounts and look around it - include discussion of inserting photos/files on wiki (additional examples of items to add to your wiki pages) Ch. 1 (read before class)
8/31 Discuss readings related to Wikis & autobiographies/ biographies including difference in 1st & 3rd person writing ; Jessica Lang, First Year Advisor article: Internet encyclopaedias go head to head - PDF online under '2010 Drakeapedia Class Readings and Resources'
9/2 Activity - Look up historic items digitally & manually (Ex: TDs and Quax); Start reviewing the library resources including Heritage page; Discuss First Wiki Entry on Buildings: Ex: Cowles & Printers Marks; Howard Hall & Numbered sidewalk - agency files distributed to students File:Building assignment.xlsx Autobiography due via your individual wiki
9/7 Library Orientation - scholarly research; Tour Blog Entry available 9/7 due by 9/10
9/9 Library Orientation - con't; Checking historic perspective with more popular type print media (Review old journals ex: Life, Look, Time, Newsweek) Ch. 3 & 5 (read before class) File:In-class-exercise-FYS.doc
9/14 Peer Evaluations; Reviewing assignment for the wiki entry due 9/16
9/16 Distribute Biography Files for later assignment; Discuss 2nd Wiki Entry on Organizations - work day - submitting wiki entries - questions/concerns File:Biography assignment.xlsx
File:Biography Rubric.xls Wiki Entry 1 - Due - Building
9/21 Drake Marketing Dept to discuss logo and potential places to include link on Drake web pages. File:Organization assignment.xlsx Blog Entry available 9/21 due by 9/23
9/23 Explore Oral Histories - dos/don'ts - write questions to ask alums & Others associated with Drake Wiki Entry 1, 2nd chance - due by 9/23
9/28 Don Adams oral history
9/30 How to add audio and video files to wiki; Work day
10/5 Dean Eastman and Kevin McGrath - Primary Resources Ch. 7 (read before class);Explore this website before today's class: PrimaryResearch.org
10/7 Where to find supporting 'stuff' (photos, maps, artifacts) - Mark Stumme Wiki Entry 2 - Due - Organizations
10/12 Information literacy; Google vs. valuable resources; Discussion on APA & Citations; Marketing follow-up presentation File:DrakepediaPresentation-101210.pptx Book - Appendix 1.6 (read before class)
File:APA presentation.ppt Due - Initial Bio paper due; Blog Entry available 10/12 due by 10/15
10/14 Peer review of biographies ; Working on APA style Submit your oral history candidate via email to Claudia/Susan
10/19 NO CLASS – Fall Break
10/21 How is the semester going? File:Oral History assignment.xlsx
10/26 Tour of State Archives Map to State Historical Building Email update biography in word format to Susan AND Claudia by 9am on 10/26
10/28 Tour of Salisbury House File:People wiki.xlsx Wiki Entry 3 - Due - People (Bio files)
11/2 John Smith & Blake Campbell - Drake Traditions Blog Entry available 11/2 due by 11/5
11/4 Discussing Format of Building, Organization and People Wikis
11/9 Look for other wikis & report about them include wikeapedia for Drake File:Event Grading Rubric.xlsx Blog Entry available 11/9 due by 11/11
11/11 Bart Schmidt to discuss Drake Times Delphic project Submit Oral History questions submitted along with their interview date if not already done
11/16 GUEST SPEAKER - Dolph Pulliam Book - Appendix 8.5 (read before class)
File:Tradition wiki.xlsx Blog Entry available 11/16 due by 11/19
11/18 GUEST SPEAKER - Pam Patton and Discussion of the Tradition/Artifact Wiki
File:TraditionsList.docx Class will be creating the final Class History Scoring Rubric - so start thinking about what criteria to include. File:Class History Grading Rubric EXAMPLE.xlsx
11/23 WORKING ON RESUBMISSIONS File:Resubmission rubric.xlsx
FORMAT EXAMPLES - will be posted here by 4pm 11/19.


example of the people - go to Dr. Pearson under People example of the building - go to example under Building example of the organization - go to example under Organization || File:Oral History Project.xlsx - score sheet for the project || RESUBMISSION of Wikis due by 11pm on 12/3 || || 11/25 || NO CLASS - Holiday || || || || 11/30 || Copyright & Ethical/Legal issues: using trademark and avoiding plagiarism ; Asking permission and fact checking; Class History Work || || || || 12/2 || Class History Work || || Oral History - Due today reminder: RESUBMISSION of Wikis due by 11pm on 12/4 || || 12/7 || Oral History Presentations || File:Oral History Presentation.xlsx - score sheet for presentation || [[Events Event Review] Due no later than today || || 12/9 || Oral History Presentations - Con't.; Class History Work || || Wiki Entry 5 - Due - Tradition/Artifact || || 12/16 || Final 2-3:50 || || Class History Project -Due || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || || ||