189-103_L10_Social_Construction_of_Meaning

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1 Information Technology & Informatics (04:189:103:01) Social Construction of Meaning Lecture 10 Voorhees Hall 105 Stew Mohr and Joe Sanchez
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Lecture 10 ITI 103 2 Today’s Agenda Review bibliography submissions Review quiz results Review initial class feedback Reprise and catch-up on key concepts from last Thursday’s class IT in the news Social capital and the social construction of meaning, cooperative work Review materials and readings for next Tuesday’s class
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Lecture 10 ITI 103 3 Review Bibliography Submissions Library academic databases scholarly sources http://www.libraries.rutgers.edu/ Overall quality of the sources APA format required in all cases Hanging first line, non-italicized article title, italicized journal title, e.g.               Schiff, S. (2006, July 31).  Know it all: Can Wikipedia                           conquer expertise?   The New Yorker, 83  (23), 36-43. Alignment with selected topic / organizational context Resubmissions - OPTIONAL re-do of bibliographies by Tues., Feb 22 nd IN NEW DROPBOX!!!
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Lecture 10 ITI 103 4 Review Bibliography Submissions (Cont’d.) Academic Search Premier
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Lecture 10 ITI 103 5 Review Quiz Results What are the specific characteristics of egocentric and geocentric navigation? Geocentric relies on external environmental cues such as landmarks Egocentric  relies on self-awareness of distance and direction travelled and is independent of the immediate surroundings Explain and describe the technologies predicted or foretold in Bush’s article about the Memex machine. Associative indexing, or what we would call hypertext linking . Desktop computing, PCs and individual workstations. WWW. Collaborative use of information (records) What is a wiki ? How is this type of tool (web application) being utilized in Wikipedia? Website that allows the easy creation and editing of any number of interlinked web pages via a web browser using a simplified markup language. Wikipedia is based on open source wiki software but it is not a true wiki, that is, it is not fully open.
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Lecture 10 ITI 103 6 Review Initial Class Feedback Muddiest? Information technology Overall concept of informatics Vanaver Bush and the Memex Egocentric and geocentric navigation Web 2.0 and wikis; web crawlers The noosphere Putting all the pieces together Reasons for this? Basic definitions, concepts need to be developed, better organized Readings too… verbose More real-life example, lectures too vague Clearer description of assignments PowerPoint boring… and going too fast!
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