Friday, March 24

Class Starter: Vocabulary Practice

Go to http://quizlet.live/  
Be ready to participate as a class!quizlet

Class Activity:  Photoshop Class Gallery Show

Take 20-30 minutes in class to day to complete your Photoshop-1 Assignment that we started last time.    Due 3/24 (30 Points)

* These projects will be shown in class today or next week, depending on time allowed after the assembly *

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Monday, February 27

Class Starter:

Class Starter: Spruce up your Blog

When someone goes to your blog to read “Site Title” or “My First Blog Post” at the top of the page, well, it looks like you don’t know what you’re doing or that you don’t care. Today’s challenge is to go to your WordPress Blog & actually customize your site.  

Go to Theme > Customize and make a change in every tab:
custabs

To change your site icon, go to Settings.

If you want to have a little fun with your site icon, you might like 8biticon

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Class Activity:   Vocabulary – 2 Assignment  Due Wednesday (50 Points)

Please put definitions in your own words.  Turn your assignment in by uploading it to your assignment folder on Google Drive.
WARNING:—->This time I plan to deduct points when I see that you have simply copied text from the internet  : )

Download the assignment Here for English..  Or Here for Espaniol..

 

Friday, February 10

Class Starter:  What do you know about Copyright Infringement?

copyright

Discussion:
We will watch this video, to get the discussion started.   Let’s discuss what you already know about Copyright and Fair Use.

Write up a blog post about this article from 99 Designs. (30 points)
5 famous copyright infringement cases (and what you can learn).
Class Activities:

In class today we will view some Case Studies and discuss whether these follow guidelines for Fair Use or Copyright

  1.  Scary Mary

2.  L.E.J – HIP-HOP MASHUP

Copyright and Fair Use Vocabulary Assignment
Open the document Vocabulary-1 to complete.  Save it to your own class folder on Drive.
*Descargar la versión española de la Asignación de vocabulario-1..
Due Tuesday, February 14
(40 points)

Thursday, October 13

imagesClass Starter:  RSS Feed – What is it?

Really Simple Syndication!  Lets watch and explanation from Magnet Media.

Class Assignment: Vocabulary-2

Instructions:   Download Vocab-2 and open it in Word.  Go to your assignment folder on Drive and create a new Google Doc.  Copy the text from the Word file to your new Google Doc. and complete the assignment.
Due Monday 9-17 (100 Points)

*Podcast Bonus:  History Chicks, Episode 76: Victoria Woodhull
First Woman to run for president of the United States.
…what? a scandalous campaign?
kate-capshaw-documentary

 

 

Thursday, September 29

Class Starter:  What do you know about Copyright Infringement?

copyright

Discussion:
We will watch this video, to get the discussion started.   Let’s discuss what you already know about Copyright and Fair Use.

Write up a blog post about this article from 99 Designs. (30 points)
5 famous copyright infringement cases (and what you can learn).
Class Activities:

In class today we will view some Case Studies and discuss whether these follow guidelines for Fair Use or Copyright

  1.  Scary Mary

2.  L.E.J – HIP-HOP MASHUP

Copyright and Fair Use Vocabulary Assignment
Open the document Vocabulary-1 to complete.  Save it to your own class folder on Drive.
*Descargar la versión española de la Asignación de vocabulario-1..
Due Monday, October 3rd
(40 points)

Monday, April 11

Class Starter:   Blog Post – What does this Pointillist painting by French Post-Impressionist painter Georges Pierre Seurat have in common with Lichtenstein Pop Art?
(30 Points)

georges_seurat_a_sunday_on_the_grande_jatte_lge7ee1a091994a148dc61b09dfbed5fb9

Class Activity:
After you have finished your blog post, open the VOCABULARY-2 assignment and complete it.  For this assignment, please print it out and turn it in.  Due Wednesday April 13. (20 points)

Wednesday, February 17

Class Starter:  What do you know about Copyright Infringement?

copyright

Write up a blog post about this article from 99 Designs. (30 points)
5 famous copyright infringement cases (and what you can learn).

Class Activities:

Discussion:
We will watch this video, to get the discussion started.   Let’s discuss what you already know about Copyright and Fair Use.

Case Studies:
  1.  Scary Mary

2.  L.E.J – HIP-HOP MASHUP

Work in groups to discuss both videos. Do they follow guidelines of  Fair Use or Copyright?  Be prepared to report on your findings.

Copyright and Fair Use Vocabulary Assignment
Open the document Vocabulary-1 to complete.  Save it to your own class folder on Drive.
Due 2/19
(40 points)