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GENERAL BLOG ASSIGNMENTS
1 This is a feminist issue because…ENTRY 20 points
You are required to post an example of issues/current events/popular culture examples that you believe are important feminist issues or that demand a feminist analysis.While you should provide some remarks on why you chose the issue/example/event, you are not required to give an in-depth explanation.Your post is intended to offer up an example for other class members to analyze and comment on. You may post additional examples for extra credit. See the blog/twitter worksheet for details. File under Category: This is a feminist issue…
3 This is a feminist issue because…COMMENTS 3@10 = 30 points
You are required to post comments on why (and how) 3 different issues/current events/ popular culture examples, provided by other students, are feminist issues.Your first comment must be posted on another student’s blog entry by sept 25.The other three should be posted throughout the semester, no later than dec 7.
4 Open thread comments 4@10 = 40 points
You are required to post comments on 4 of my open thread blog posts.Your comments should demonstrate a serious critical/creative engagement with the questions that I raise in my post.Your first comment must be posted as a response to my open thread entry during the week of sept 13-15.The second comment should be posted by the time you hand in your folder on nov 7.The final two comments can be posted anytime during the semester but no later than dec 7.You may post additional comments for extra credit. See the blog/twitter worksheet for details.
2 Feedback comments 2@10 = 20 points
You are required to post feedback comments on two other students’ informal writing blog entries.Your first feedback comment should be posted by nov 7 and your second should be posted by dec 7.
1 Tweet about “this is a feminist issue because…” 1@5 = 5 points
Use your tweet to make a brief announcement (like a headline) of your feminist issue examples. Make sure to post a shortened link to the example (see my discussion of link shorterners on the how to tweet handout) as part of the tweet. Be creative in your tweet; try to use it to generate interest in your example.Your tweet should be posted at the same time that you post your example on the blog (by sept 23).
3 Tweets about feminist resources 3@5 = 15 points
One key purpose of twitter is to share resources with other twitter users.You are required to tweet about 3 different feminist resources that you want our class (and your other followers) to know about. Two of your tweets must be completed by nov 7 and your third one must be completed by dec 7.
4 Tweets of your choice 4@5 = 20 points
These include any tweets that are directly related to our course.You could tweet questions about the readings/assignments. Or tweet passages that you thought were particularly thought- provoking.You could also tweet announcements of upcoming events. Be creative and critical in your use of twitter. These tweets should be done throughout the semester, no later than dec 7.
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