Educause. Seven Things You Should Know About Personal Learning Environments.
Sparks, David and Eddie Smith. Excerpt from “Markdown MD A MackSparky Field Guide.” Macsparky.com. ND
Introduction and syllabus review
Discussion of PLE reading, digital pedagogy
Brief presentation on
by Prof. S
Introduction to Markdown.
Creation of Markdown pages.
Use of Chrome browser apps
Markdown Cheat Sheet
Lunch - before lunch, let's register for domains. Pick your domain carefully (use .com or .net)
What is your
List of Student Webpages
Creating a domain of your own at
Uploading simple web pages
Explore Reclaim tools. Install a Wordpress blog in /blogs. Or create your own Dokuwiki in a /wiki folder.
Differences between webpages and a web application
Stability / migration.
Introduction to styling external style sheets
Readings for tomorrow's class.
Article discussion preparation (if you signed up)
Sign up for Presentations
Web 2.0 Demo (if you signed up).
Web Demonstration Format
Further work on your homepage, adding content and developing your ability to use