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DATE ASSIGNED /DATE DUE
I would like for everyone to take a look at
the site I have added to the Links page entitled
"24 Hours in Cyber Space". Please
comment on it and provide a brief Sociological
analysis of what you have found. NB: All current
and past assignments must be completed by the
At this juncture in the course I would like for
everyone to provide some detailed feedback about
the web pages we are using to conduct the course.
I would like for you to be very objective and
thorough in your critique. Note problems that you
see (actual and potential), concerns that you
have, and your frustrations with this approach to
the material we are addressing. Also provide any
advantages and benefits you see in this approach.
Submit your responses on the FEEDBACK section by
clicking on it to the right. Next week I will ask
you respond to the input from your fellow
students. We will soon be using the BOARD for
these assignments.Good luck and I will see you on
If you have not scheduled a
meeting with me please do so ASAP! Our next F2F
will be on Tuesday Nov. 5th in M418 at 5:45. At
that time I want everybody to have selected the
projects they will be doing for a grade and to
give me an update on where they are with their
work. Also I plan to move all communication to
the Web page by that date so get familiar with it
soon. I am still looking for those who have found
the hidden hot word on one of the pages. Let me
know when you find it. ALSO: Please use the feedback page to
respond to the Page. We will use your comments to
improve the site. NB: This is an assignment! See
Diversity University MOO at moo.du.org, port
8888, is a MOO that I belong to. You may
visit as a guest (I suggest you do so) and see
how these work. It looks like an interesting
opportunity. I have not looked at this web site
but I assume that the necessary information about
connecting is there. If not we will talk about
this in class on the 15th (our next FTF).
Take a look at the newsgroup alt.sci.sociology.
The name of the mail server used for
News at WCU is being sent to you in e-mail. Try
entering this in Netscape under Options/Preferences/Mail
and News Preferences/News (NNTP) Server.
According to ACC this server is the process of
development. They don't mind some use, but they
do not want the name released to the whole
Internet (and its potential) portend a quantum
(if not fundamentally different) change for our
society and culture? I would like to have
everybody answer this question in a page or so.
Don't worry about references I just want to see
your ideas. Please send it to me prior to October
1. If you do cite sources please give us a small
bibliography so we can follow up.
Try to access my
shared directory WEBDES by connecting to the
network at ANT@OL DMCCONAT. This is a set of
Bookmarks for some web sites put together by
Daniel Franc. Your assignment is just to get
connected to my computer. If you are brave... try
to connect to the sites. The password has been
sent to you via e-mail. Let me know when you get
You may send your assignment from WWW. To do
this you have to go to the assignments 'board', where
you'll post your work under the proper assignment thread.
You'll also be able to see assignments and reactions to
them posted by others. By following these links
you'll get directly to the specific assignment's thread;
for seeing all the threads click the 'board' button