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Final Exam Guidelines & Readings

Wednesday, December 22nd, 2010

Here’s the link to the Guidelines: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1N-Mntaf4o1bojeQ1jDezGkoaM2iBnW-TdIzXLY6mZtE Remember that the exam is Thursday, January 13 (6:45-8:45 pm) in Chardón 126.

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End of Semester Survival Guide

Friday, December 17th, 2010

https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=1o9uKLwUCDNourbLy_6mXEQxKSK_zYhNtt1ec6uwBzGA

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Essay #3

Wednesday, December 15th, 2010

Description The goal of this assignment is to select an issue and take a position on the topic we’ve been discussing: online content sharing, piracy, copyright, etc. Your thesis is a statement that provides the answer to the question the issue raises and it provides a blueprint of your main arguments. Your arguments should be [...]

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Readings for Friday, December 9: Consumers

Thursday, December 9th, 2010

Here are your readings: 1. http://www.pcworld.com/article/86326/online_piracy_blamed_for_drop_in_cd_sales.html 2.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/6597780/Powers-to-disconnect-pirates-in-Digital-Economy-Bill.html 3.http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/7392178/Music-industry-failing-to-promote-legal-alternatives-to-piracy.html

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Readings for Friday, December 3

Thursday, December 2nd, 2010

1. Hackers can already jailbreak iPhones/iPad IOS 4.2. http://tech.blorge.com/Structure:%20/2010/11/19/hackers-can-already-jailbreak-iphoneipad-ios-4-2/ 2. Gaming’s Black Market http://www.gamesonsmash.com/2010/07/12/gamings-black-market/ 3. Is P2P Legal? http://www.sooperarticles.com/internet-articles/p2p-legal-21572.html

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What Are the Issues?

Monday, November 22nd, 2010

You will be working in the groups you’ve been assigned to to prepare an online resource for the discussion of the topic of Online Sharing/Piracy. If you were present for the Monday, November 22 class, you know what group you’ve been assigned to. If you were absent, contact me ASAP, so I can assign you [...]

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Reading and Homework

Wednesday, November 17th, 2010

Here’s your homework for Friday, November 19: Read the following article: “Apple Begins Selling Beatles Downloads“ Find an article on the topic of Online Piracy, Sharing, Legal vs. Illegal Downloads, etc. and post the link on the Facebook Group Discussion space: http://www.facebook.com/topic.php?topic=391&uid=159840117360706 Find an article on the topic of Environmental Issues in Puerto Rico and [...]

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Run Lola Run and Beyond

Monday, October 25th, 2010

Now that you’ve all posted your opinion of the film, here’s  a link to the Rotten Tomatoes page on the film: http://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/run_lola_run/ For today’s activity: Find and read a review of Run Lola Run on Rotten Tomatoes. Identify the criteria used to evaluate the film. Homework: Write a reaction to the review you read, agreeing [...]

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Preparing your Essay for Submission

Wednesday, October 20th, 2010

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Revision Guidelines

Monday, October 18th, 2010

English 3103: Intermediate English I Revision Checklist Tips For Responding to Other People’s Writing 1. Say something positive. It is just as important to know what we are doing well in our writing as what things need improvement. 2. Talk about your responses while reading the work. “When I read this sentence, I wondered if [...]

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